NDRN Launches “Caregiver Abuse during the COVID-19 Pandemic” Video

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NDRN Launches “Know Your Right to Be Safe at Home: Caregiver Abuse during the COVID-19 Pandemic” Video

You have the right to feel comfortable with your caregivers! The Coronavirus pandemic has caused disruptions in care for many people with disabilities which may lead to abusive alternatives as well as problems with primary caregivers. Victim advocacy experts from Disability Rights Wisconsin have a few tips on recognizing caregiver abuse and requesting help. Check out this video message from Pam Malin, Advocacy Specialist, and Nadya Rosen, Managing Attorney. Together they encourage anyone experiencing violence during the pandemic to make a plan, know your options, and know that NO caregiver ever has the right to abuse you.

View this video on the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) website.