Nursing Home Abuse
National Center on Elder Abuse: Red Flags of Elder Abuse
Know the warning signs of mistreatment.
State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s “Maryland Health Quality Portal
State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s “Maryland Health Quality Portal” webpage for information regarding nursing home inspections, quality of care and patient experience information for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, adult daycare facilities, and hospice.
U.S. Medicare Comparison Tool on Maryland Nursing Homes
U.S. Medicare website for its comparison tool on Maryland nursing homes
National Council for Aging Care: Guide to Recognizing Elder Abuse and Knowing Your Rights
This booklet identifies the significant risk factors for elder abuse, as well as the needed steps to take if it occurs.
National Center on Elder Abuse: How to Answer Those Tough Elder Abuse Questions
This booklet is designed as a reference for understanding elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Many times, the inquiries pose some hard-to-answer questions, and this booklet pulls together what is known about elder abuse. While written for organizations, it is an excellent guide for individuals wishing to learn more about elder abuse and neglect.
Maryland Health Care Commission's Guide to Long Term Care
The Maryland Health Care Commission’s Consumer Guide to Long Term Care for information on how to find services you can receive in your home or community such as skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services (physical and speech therapy),assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping and chores, and meal preparation.
Maryland Health Care Commission's Checklist to Select a Nursing Home
Maryland Health Care Commission’s Checklist to Select a Nursing Home
Maryland Health Care Commission's Immediate Need Checklist
Maryland Health Care Commission’s Checklist to Select a Nursing Home - Immediate Need