This book takes an in-depth look at how neglect and abuse is allowed to permeate in nursing homes, adult daycares and medical facilities. In these settings, caregivers are trusted to fulfill their duties. When the person and the system fails it can be devastating. The reasons behind this behavior and the type of person most likely to be an abuser is revealed. In addition to case examples of abuse, the reader will learn how to investigate these types of cases and what sources are available to the investigator. Checklists and criteria for selecting a facility is provided for those with family members who may be considering the use of caregivers. As the world s population increases in age, this book is destined to be an asset for investigators and families.