Journal of Forensic Nursing. 2(3):142–146, SEPTEMBER 2006 PMID: 17073062 Issn Print: 1556-3693 Publication Date: September 2006 Print Criminal Offenders Residing in Long-Term Care Facilities Wes Bledsoe; + Author Information Wes Bledsoeis the founder of A Perfect Cause, a not-for-profit, disability and elder rights advocacy organization (www.aperfectcause.org). He can be reached atinfo@APerfectCause.org. Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract Violent acts against elders in long-term care facilities often go undocumented and are rarely reported or prosecuted. Surprisingly, most of the assailants are fellow residents.