If you want to save this information but don't think it is safe to take it home, see if a trusted friend can keep it for you. Plan ahead. Know who you can call for help, and memorize the phone number.
Be careful online too. Your online activity may be seen by others. Do not use your personal computer or device to read about this topic. Use a safe computer such as one at work, a friend's house, or a library.
Specific signs of neglect include:
Signs of a poor home environment that may indicate neglect
Behaviour patterns that may indicate neglect include:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofJuly 8, 2015
Current as of:
July 8, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
& Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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