If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is frightening not only for victims but also for their families.  What could be more wrenching than suspecting your loved one is being abused or neglected in a nursing home facility – or even at home – and not know what to do? If you are in this situation, here are the first steps to getting help. Call Missouri’s Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 800-392-0210.  This service of the state Department of Health and Senior Services responds to reports of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of...

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What To Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Posted by on Sep 16, 2012 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury | Comments Off

What To Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

There comes a time when an adult parent turns to a nursing home to provide a loving and caring home for an elderly loved one. Unfortunately, some nursing homes have been known to take advantage of their residents’ vulnerable state. Types of Elder Abuse Elder abuse can occur in many forms. While living in a nursing home, senior citizens can be abused physically, sexually, and verbally. Some abuse is obvious, such as hitting a resident. But others are less well known to the public, such as neglect, false...

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