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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Elder Financial Abuse: Is Your Senior a Victim?

In August 2019, a 93-year-old Holocaust survivor and her husband lost almost all of their life savings. Their caretaker stole more than $100,000 over nearly a decade. Elder financial abuse destroys the lives of thousands of seniors each year — particularly those in nursing homes who may be unable to care for themselves. Learn how… Read More

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Illinois Governor Launches Task Force to Combat High Rates of Elder Abuse

The Illinois Department on Aging received over 20,000 reports of elder abuse-related deaths last year. This number is disturbingly high, especially since many abuse cases go unreported. The State of Illinois has created an Elder Abuse Task Force to investigate the issue and look for ways to combat elder abuse statewide. Illinois Governor Says Enough… Read More

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Nursing Home Negligence Leads to Death of Diabetic Resident

Diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, is a growing health problem. People with diabetes require intensive treatments to reduce their risk of developing complications such as stroke, heart disease, and hypertension. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents with diabetes do not receive the level of specialized care needed to prevent fatal… 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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Free Legal Case Review

Nursing home abuse can be mentally and physically detrimental to seniors in assisted living facilities. If you are concerned about the safety of a loved one in a nursing home, fill out the form to the right to receive a free legal case review.

For immediate help, give us a call at 800-896-7040. One of our senior advisors will be happy to discuss your legal options and whether you may be eligible for financial compensation. You have the power to take a stand against nursing home abuse.

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