Saturday, August 13, 2022

Relatives of an elderly woman condemn that her caregiver misbehaved with her; they caught it on video

Ulysses Santana has experienced one of most painful experience What a daughter can go through: seeing how the woman who took care of her mother tortured her and left her moaning in pain.

Santana, a Dominican native and a Rhode Island resident, shares the challenge of not being able to care for an aging parent 24 hours a day with millions of adult children. In her case, that challenge began a long time ago: when her mother was 53.

As he told Yeila Luberes from Noticias 41 NY, Her mother, who was suffering from advanced diabetes at that age, lost sight, so the doctor authorized the health system to assign her a home caregiver.

The woman who was sent by the authorized agency, They found him loving and trustworthy. And she felt grateful that she had found a good caregiver for her mother.

The woman who tortured him worked with him for 15 years

The woman was in charge of her mother’s care for fifteen years, and Santana became so attached to her that she considered her “part of the family”.

However, he noticed that the caregiver did not like to keep the camera on and was constantly turning it off. This made him suspicious and he decided to monitor the matter better.

Through tears, Santana says she is shocked when she sees the video in which the caregiver appears. “pushing, hitting and strangling” To his mother. “It also squeezed her feet, which is terrible for a person with diabetes, because it took away her circulation,” she explains.

The daughter of the tortured woman accuses the police

She immediately went to her mother’s aid and when she asked why she had not told her anything, the woman explained that her caretaker had threatened her.

Now the caregiver faces legal process, was fired from the agency and will no longer be able to care for older people.

Santana explains that, although she didn’t want to make the story public at first, out of respect for her mother’s privacy, she eventually decided to do it to raise awareness of this serious problem.

“I want people to know that my mother has a family,” Explain “If I don’t tell this story, I will roll over in my grave when I die.”

How to know if an older adult is a victim of abuse?

The organization also says that people pay attention to these signs, as they may indicate that an elderly person is being abused.

  • the person stops participating in activities they enjoy
  • She looks messy with unwashed hair or dirty clothes.
  • have trouble sleeping
  • lose weight for no reason
  • If you withdraw or act agitated or violent = a
  • Shows signs of trauma, such as shaking back and forth.
  • have unexplained scratches, burns, cuts or marks
  • Broken glasses/frame, or physical signs of being restrained or punished
  • develop ulcers or other preventable conditions
  • Lack of medical support (glasses, walkers, dentures, hearing aids, medications)
  • You have an eviction notice for unpaid rent, a late mortgage notice, or a housing eviction
  • Dangerous, unsafe, or dirty living conditions.
  • Shows signs of inadequate care or unpaid bills despite adequate financial resources

If you see signs of abuse, try talking to an older adult to find out what’s going on.
and call 311, if you live in NYC, or 1 (800) 677-1116, New York and anywhere in the United States.

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