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Exposing Nursing Home Abuse and Helping Seniors Get Justice

Nursing Home Abuse Justice was founded to expose the epidemic of abuse and neglect in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Each year, tens of thousands of nursing home residents are seriously injured or die in facilities that promise to care for them. Our mission is to stop the abuse and end the cycle driven by negligence and greed. Anyone who abuses a senior citizen in a nursing home or assisted living facility needs to be held accountable for their sinister actions.

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People enter nursing homes to receive the care needed to live safely and peacefully as they age. Unfortunately, some seniors become victims of serious physical abuse or chronic neglect.

At Nursing Home Abuse Justice, we aim to expose the horrors of nursing home abuse. Many cases of nursing home abuse go unreported. Our team wants to give a voice to seniors who deserve to share their stories.

Our goal is to educate seniors and their loved ones of the horrors of abuse and neglect in assisted living facilities. By understanding the warning signs, you can work to end the cycle of abuse inflicted on helpless seniors.

We report on breaking news stories and current events surrounding the injustice. Read our latest articles to learn more about the signs of nursing home abuse and your legal options if someone you love was abused.

If you believe that someone you love is being abused in a nursing home, you have the power to take action.

Call (800) 896-7040 or fill out our form to learn about your rights and if compensation may be available for injuries suffered.

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Government Ends Coronavirus Ban on Nursing Home Visits

Nursing homes are opening to visitors again after an announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). New rules will be put in place to protect nursing home residents and visitors from the coronavirus. Both residents and visitors need to stay aware of the new precautions so that they can stay safe. Nursing… Read More

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Examples of Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes

Nursing home abuse takes place every day and comes in many forms. By exploring recent examples of abuse and neglect in nursing homes, you can stay informed about this growing problem. You can also take steps to prevent the scenarios described below from happening to your loved one. See recent examples of nursing home abuse.… Read More

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Power of Attorney and Elder Abuse: Why Seniors Are at Risk

When someone with power of attorney uses it to steal money from a senior, it may be considered abuse. Lawyers, family members, friends, nursing home staff, and even strangers can commit this type of elder abuse. Know the signs so that you can identify and stop power of attorney elder abuse before it has lasting… Read More

What is Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse is any form of injury or neglect a resident receives in a facility equipped to provide proper care. Nursing home abuse is different from a single accident. It is a series of repeated failures on the part of the staff to keep someone safe.

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Injuries Caused by Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse causes residents to suffer serious injuries or illnesses. Because abuse or neglect may persist for days or weeks on end, it can quickly ruin a resident’s health. Knowing what to look for can help family members determine if their loved one is not receiving the care promised to them.

Resources for Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing homes have a responsibility to provide a certain standard of care to their residents. If you believe that your loved one suffered abuse or neglect in an assisted living facility, there are countless resources across the nation to help you get the medical and legal support you deserve. These resources allow you to report instances of nursing home abuse and will guide you along the path toward justice.

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Nursing Home Abuse Resource Center

Access a comprehensive list of services and organizations that can help address nursing home abuse right now. Our resource center includes widely respected elder abuse hotlines, local, state and national programs and legal organizations that can help you.

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Nursing Home Abuse Laws

There are laws in place throughout the United States to keep nursing homes in check. While each law covers different issues, the goal of all of them is to provide more layers of safety for seniors. If you suspect that a nursing home has violated these laws, you need to seek action. Learning about these laws can help you figure out your next steps.

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Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

Sadly, the problem of abuse in nursing homes is not a new or uncommon issue. In fact, hundreds of thousands living in nursing homes are abused each year. According to recent statistics, over 50% of nursing home employees have admitted to abusing residents behind closed doors. Sadly many cases of elder abuse go unreported—especially if the victims are physically or mentally impaired.

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