Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Five Measures You Can Take to Protect Yourself (From Abuse and Neglect—to be used where best practices occur)

About this Fact Sheet:

Nurses and other health-care providers want you to know they can help you deal with a serious threat to your health—abuse and neglect.

Did you know that signs of abuse and neglect are not always easy to spot? You may not even know that you are being mistreated. That’s why it is so important to talk about the issue with a trained nurse or health-care provider.