Types of Elderly Abuse

There are different types of elder abuse that can be caused by a multitude of things, whether it is due to negligence or mistreatment. Unfortunately, most cases involve elder abuse in nursing homes. If caution and awareness are not a nursing home’s main priorities, then elder abuse will likely ensue.

Types of Abuse

Such elder abuse and injuries in nursing homes may include the following:

  • Bedsores
  • Broken Bones
  • Bruising
  • Burn Injuries
  • Death
  • Dehydration
  • Malnutrition
  • Mental Abuse
  • Neglect
  • Neglected and Untreated Infections
  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse/Assault
  • Unnecessary Physical Restraints
  • Verbal Abuse

General Forms of Abuse

Other general forms of elder abuse include the following:

  • Attorney Elder Abuse
  • Financial Abuse

Contact Us

Unfortunately, these elder abuse incidents may have harmful and, potentially, permanent effects. If you or a loved one has suffered elder abuse, please call the Law Offices of Michael Cordova at 602-265-6700 or submit your case online.


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