This article describes the common characteristics of sexually abused nursing home residents and details the many physical and psychological consequences of sexual abuse. The article considers the victim's ability to report the abuse and how to compassionately conduct the victim interview and collect evidence. The article discusses relevant federal and state law and analyzes various theories of liability.
Capezuti, Elizabeth A. and Swedlow, Deborah J.
"Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
2, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol2/iss2/8