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Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes. If elder sexual abuse is suspected, it is important to contact a government official for further investigation. As with elder emotional abuse, elder sexual abuse victims will be assigned a government-affiliated caregiver to investigate the accusations.

A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that lasted for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Author: Lukas Mikelionis.

More than 16, complaints of sexual abuse have been reported since in long-term care facilities (which include both nursing homes and assisted living facilities), according to federal data.

Feb 25,  · Hidden plague of sexual abuse grips care homes Professionals refused to believe it at first, but there is now undeniable evidence that the abuse of old people in homes is on a level with the Author: Amelia Hill.