- A recent study by Karl Pillemer and Dr. Mark Lachs at Cornell University found "altercations are widespread and common in everyday nursing-home life."
- Further, this problem is often swept under the rug to the point "staff members seem almost unaware."
- The physical damages caused by resident on resident assault, death, fractures, cuts bruises, are not the only results.
- Dr. Mark Lachs also noted that victims of resident on resident assault suffered psychological harm such as depression which significantly decreases a resident's quality of life.
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