Elder Abuse is rampant and growing

EstherPenroseCertified Senior Care Auditors are trained to spot and report the signs of Elder Abuse by completing the extensive Certification Program.

Elder Abuse – Know the Facts

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Elder Abuse is Rampant & Increasing In Senior Care Facilities

Estimates and reports of elder abuse are lower than the actual prevalence, and the process must be strengthened to protect residents.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General

General Elder Abuse Findings

  • 7% of all complaints regarding facilities are those of abuse, neglect, or exploitation
  • 44% of seniors report abuse from caregivers, 50% among those with dementia
  • Estimated that only 7% of abuse cases are reported
  • 95% say they have been neglected or seen another resident neglected
  • 50% of caregivers admit to abusing residents

Elder Abuse Impact

  • 300% higher risk of death than those not abused
  • Higher levels of psychological distress
  • More health care problems – bone and joint, digestive, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, high blood pressure, heart
  • Direct medical costs add $5.3 billion to national health expenditures and $2.9 billion paid by victims

Senior Care Facilities – 1 in 3 U.S. facilities were cited for abuse violations

  • Senior Communities
  • Private Homes
  • Assisted Living Centers
  • Skilled Nursing Homes
  • Memory Care Facilities

Senior Statistics

  • 40+ million are aged 65+ in the U.S., and it’s growing quickly
  • 6+ million are aged 85+, and are the fastest growing segment
  • 6+ million reside in nursing homes or assisted living centers
  • 67% of all residents are women


Affordable Fees are a small investment for peace of mind

Most clients request weekly audits for a monthly fee less than 5% of the average monthly Affordable feesassisted living cost.

Most senior care audit fees are $40 – $100 per visit. Call for a custom quote for a fee based on your needs.

Optional Services

We understand that all clients aren’t the same. That’s why we offer a menu of services to meet your specific needs at an additional, affordable fees, including:

  • Emergency Visits
  • Audit Report Conference Calls
  • Residence Additional Audit Spaces
  • Senior Care Facility Additional Audit Spaces
  • Additional Related Senior at One Residence