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Types of Nursing Home Abuse to Watch For

On Behalf of | Nov 23, 2015 | Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is always a tragic set of circumstances. You want to trust the staff and administration of the nursing home facility you have selected to care for your loved one. The betrayal of that trust is devastating and can unfortunately take many forms. As a relative of a nursing home occupant, you should be aware of the ways that your loved one may be in danger, including:

  • Malnutrition and dehydration
  • Lack of supervision of residents
  • Sexual assault
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional or psychological abuse
  • Financial or material exploitation

The injuries sustained by your abused loved one can have long-lasting effects. He or she may suffer broken bones that impair mobility or emotional harm that causes he or she to live in fear. In severe cases, the abuse may even lead to the death of your loved one.

No family should have to endure the pain of nursing home abuse. At Shafner Law, we can help your family pursue the justice you need after discovering your loved one has been abused.

If your elderly loved one has been abused at a nursing home, call the experienced Colorado nursing home abuse lawyers at Shafner Law today at 720-800-4715 for your free consultation. We serve clients throughout the Denver metro area and the entire state of Colorado.