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She never said goodbye…

She never saw the tears Streaming down my face She never noticed my smile for her Which could not be erased She never realized the ache Which filled my mothering heart She never knew how much Her neglect tore me … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 8, 2016

Seasons of Neglect

Nehemiah was given a challenge by God to go back to Jerusalem and rebuild the walls and gates of the city that still lay in ruins. The Temple had been rebuilt and was back in operation, and the people’s homes had been repaired. But the walls an...
by Musings Over Coffee on Jun 3, 2016

What is Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) F94.1?

By David Joel Miller. Reactive Attachment Disorder begins early in life. Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is one of those disorders which was moved in the DSM-5. It used to be included in the chapter on Disorders First Diagnosed in Infancy, …...
by counseolrssoapbox on May 20, 2016

What is Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) F94.1?

By David Joel Miller. Reactive Attachment Disorder begins early in life. Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is one of those disorders which was moved in the DSM-5. It used to be included in the chapter on Disorders First Diagnosed in Infancy, …...
by counseolrssoapbox on May 20, 2016

NJ Elder Abuse – Nursing Homes Evicting Tough Cases

An article published in The Record on May 9, 2016 highlights that nursing homes don’t want to handle complex and difficult cases and try to evict the residents.  Families are at loss as to what to do.  Many times, these discharges can be chal...

Should You Sue if You Suspect Your Family Member Was Abused at a Nursing Home?

Abuse of residents in nursing homes is often underreported. Sometimes it even goes wholly unreported. What constitutes nursing home abuse can also be difficult to define. Some victims of nursing home abuse might not even be able to communicate with a...
by P.I.S.S.D. on Mar 15, 2016

Nursing Home Abuse: Nursing Homes Try To Avoid Litigation Through Arbitration Clauses

The New York Times in an article on February 21, 2016 highlighted the ever increasing problem with nursing home agreements burying arbitration clauses in residency agreements to bar cases from being litigated in the courts.  The article features a M...

Nursing Home Abuse: Maggots Found In Feeding Tube Site

A nursing home resident in a Pennsylvania nursing home was found to have maggots crawling around and inside the insertion site of the feeding tube.  The hospital staff indicated that there was severe neglect of wound care and proper cleaning If you...

Former children's TV show host is linked to child abuse case, Study Links Child Abuse, Neglect to Earlier Onset of Bipolar Disorder

Former children's TV show host is linked to child abuse caseBy Associated Press February 11, 2016A California judge has determined that a man recently arrested in a San Diego suburb is a fugitive wanted in a 1979 child sexual abuse investigation in L...

Former children’s TV show host is linked to child abuse case, Study Links Child Abuse, Neglect to Earlier Onset of Bipolar Disorder

A California judge has determined that a man recently arrested in a San Diego suburb is a fugitive wanted in a 1979 child sexual abuse investigation in Louisiana, where he was a children's TV show host known as “Mr. Wonder.” People with bipolar...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Feb 11, 2016

Federal Data Shows Nearly 3 Percent Rise in Child Abuse, UK child abuse victims sue Catholic Church, Scotland Yard child abuse probe into Kids Company, 5 of 77 western Washington priests suspected of child abuse were likely prosecuted, animal sacrifice ritual

- New Federal Data Shows Nearly 3 Percent Rise in Child Abuse - UK child abuse victims sue Catholic Church - REVEALED: The true scale of Scotland Yard child abuse probe into "cult-like" Kids Company - Report: 5 of 77 western Washington priests sus...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Jan 26, 2016

Federal Data Shows Nearly 3 Percent Rise in Child Abuse, UK child abuse victims sue Catholic Church, Scotland Yard child abuse probe into Kids Company, 5 of 77 western Washington priests suspected of child abuse were likely prosecuted, animal sacrifice ritual

- New Federal Data Shows Nearly 3 Percent Rise in Child Abuse- UK child abuse victims sue Catholic Church- REVEALED: The true scale of Scotland Yard child abuse probe into "cult-like" Kids Company- Report: 5 of 77 western Washington priests suspected...

NJ Nursing Homes: New Law Monitoring Alzheimer’s Group Homes

Last week, Governor Christie signed a new law establishing more stringent oversight of alzheimer’s group homes.  Prior to this law, group homes were regulated by the Department of Affairs and there was very little oversight.  With this new la...

Time to End a Troubled Marriage?

Time to End a Troubled Marriage? When Is It Time to End a Troubled Marriage? Fifteen years into the new millennium, it is undeniable that times have truly changed. Inventions like Google, smartphones and fast-paced information have truly shifted the...
by The Things Women Want on Nov 15, 2015

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect, Drexel, Bryant U. rescind honorary degrees for Bill Cosby

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, NeglectPeriods during and just after deployment are highest risk, study findsBy Tara HaelleHealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young children of U.S. Army soldiers may...

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect, Drexel, Bryant U. rescind honorary degrees for Bill Cosby

Young children of U.S. Army soldiers may have a higher risk of abuse or neglect during and just after a parent is deployed abroad, a new study finds. Drexel and Bryant universities have joined a number of schools in rescinding honorary degrees award...
by Extreme Abuse Survey on Nov 13, 2015

Complex Trauma and Its Impact on Children

Children who have been in foster care or orphanages, have suffered some form of abuse or neglect and many—especially those adopted later in life—may have experienced complex trauma. Complex trauma is described as experiencing, or being exposed to...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Nov 9, 2015

The woman who helped break the Jared Fogle case, The number of child abuse cases in the military hits a decade high

- The woman who helped break the Jared Fogle case- Perverse text messages led to Jared Fogle's downfall- The number of child abuse cases in the military hits a decade highThe woman who helped break the Jared Fogle caseTim Evans and Mark Alesia, The I...

4 Crucial Questions if Your Loved One is Injured at a Senior Care Facility

If a member of your family is in a nursing home, they have certain rights that the federal government has specified. Of those rights, two of the most important might be those of being treated with dignity and respect and having a trusted person manag...
by P.I.S.S.D. on Aug 24, 2015

Nursing Home Abuse: Failure to Monitor Coumadin

The Washington Post published an article on July 12, 2015 addressing the dangers of the failure to monitor coumadin given to residents of nursing homes.  The Washington Post reports that at least 165 nursing home residents were hospitalized or died...


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