Nursing Home & Elderly Abuse

Whether by nursing home caregivers, health care providers or family members, elder abuse is a serious issue and instances of elder abuse should be reported immediately to the authorities.

There are several types of behavior that is defined as elder abuse by the law, including:

  • Active physical abuse
  • Neglect
  • Mental abuse or emotional suffering
  • Withholding of care
  • Sexual abuse
  • In some jurisdictions, elderly individuals who neglect their own care can be charged with elder abuse.

If you feel that you or someone you love has been a victim of elder abuse, whether by family members or nursing home employees, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will help you decide if there is a case, and work hard for your rights while maintaining your dignity. Call us today – we're here to help.