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
- 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.