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Posted on July 3, 2018 by

What’s the Law Say? Missouri Elder Abuse Information.

If you’re concerned that a senior citizen you love is being abused in a nursing home, it’s important to have the right elder abuse resources at your fingertips. Once you discover there’s a problem, you want to be able to act quickly. You may even be facing a situation where your family member’s life is in jeopardy. If that’s the case, we want to provide you with the information you need.

The Law Protects the Elderly From Abuse

Families often feel like their hands are tied in cases of elder abuse. They may even be confused if they find out nursing home staff are acting inappropriately toward their loved one. We want you to know that the law is on your side. Check the above resource page for detailed information on the laws in Missouri.

Who Should You Contact if You Suspect Elder Abuse?

If you think your loved one is a victim of elder abuse, you can do any of the following:

– Contact the Missouri Adult Protective Services

– Contact the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

– Contact the Missouri Ombudsman Program

– Contact the Missouri Attorney General’s Office

Also, please don’t hesitate to contact your St. Louis elder abuse attorney. We can help you if your elderly family member is being abused. There is no excuse to mistreat a senior citizen, and a St. Louis elder abuse lawyer will fight hard for your case.