No more hurting people. By terrorism. Or by small acts of abuse and harassment, of hatred, by lower-case "terror." Or hunger. Or sending them to live in the street. Or denying them essential services. Or by turning away from pain and suffering.
Workplace bullying is similar to bullying that takes place in subsidized housing developments. Mediation is not appropriate in either situation.
We are working on legislation to stop bullying of elders and people living with handicaps in subsidized apartments in Massachusetts. We are reaching out to residents, social service professionals (including social workers and community workers), advocacy groups, and landlords to seek input, help, and support. We solicit your comments and feedback on this draft proposal.
A petition for legislation, administrative rules, and oversight to correct the abuse
Elders living in subsidized residences frequently are subject to abuse, harassment, and bullying by other residents and/or by staff. Residents in these out-of-control buildings are constantly under siege from bullying, causing them to suffer from stress and related conditions such as depression, high-blood pressure, stroke, and possibly suicide, and have nowhere to turn for relief. This is a petition seeking legislative and administrative remedies. Please join and help make a difference.
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This is a case study of conflict in a building for elderly residents, managed under HUD programs.