One common problem among patients of nursing homes is the risk of dehydration. Patients may take many medications, and certain types could make them prone to dehydration. Along with the inability to obtain a drink whenever they want and difficulty with memory lapses, some patients are more likely to suffer from dehydration than others.
Nursing home abuse comes in many forms, and one of those is theft. While it's not a physical form of abuse, it does take advantage of victims and take away their power.