There have been increasing cases of elder abuse cases in the news recently. The abuse occurs where an individual has been entrusted with the duty of taking care of an elderly person yet does not act in the appropriate manner. There are elderly patients who are neglected and not cleaned or their environment cleaned causing the aged person to be exposed to more sicknesses due to lack of hygiene.
There have also been cases where the elderly are physically, emotionally and verbally abusing causing the person to live in fear. The elderly are prone to financial manipulation, theft and