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Placing your loved one in a nursing home, assisted living facility, skilled nursing facility, or residential care facility is often a difficult decision. The facility may promise to be "like home" and to provide "the best care for mom or dad". Unfortunately, too often, the care provided is improper or inadequate. Too often, devoted, caring family members discovery their loved one has been neglected or abused while in the care of these facilities.

Elder abuse must stop.

Types of Abuse

Elder abuse can take many forms. Some types of abuse seen in nursing homes and other facilities may include:

  • Neglect
  • Physical Abuse/Assault
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse

Signs & Symptoms of Abuse

The signs and symptoms of abuse often vary. Additionally, some signs and symptoms may initially appear to be attributable to other causes. Be sure to ask your loved one questions, demand answers from caregivers and facilities, and report signs and symptoms of abuse.

Some possible indications of elder abuse may include:

  • Unexplained bruises or cuts
  • Broken bones
  • Withdrawal from activities
  • Fear
  • Unwillingness to discuss daily life
  • Aggression
  • Unwillingness to cooperate
  • Unexplained illness or pain
  • Bedsores
  • Poor hygiene
  • Infection

What Next?

If your loved one is in a nursing home, assisted living facility, skilled nursing facility, or residential care facility, and you suspect abuse, contact us today. We will provide you with a FREE case evaluation and advice on how to stop the abuse and what to do next. Our nursing home team is based out of North Carolina and is dedicated to guiding you and your loved one through this difficult time, making the abuse stop, and helping you recover the compensation you deserve.