Resources for Nursing Home Residents

senior citizens in a groupNursing homes create a unique legal setting. Nursing homes are obligated to meet specific standards of care and protection for each resident. In this section, we provide resources and links to information that you will need if a resident has been harmed due to neglect and/or abuse.

There are several steps to take when dealing with elder abuse in New Mexico nursing homes. Whether you are a victim of abuse or neglect, or you are a family member, friend, caregiver or advocate trying to help a suspected victim, there are steps you can take to get help. Understanding these steps can help you to report, remedy and prevent elder abuse.

Residents Rights
Familiarize yourself with the rights residents are entitled to by Federal and New Mexico laws.

  • Definition of Elder Neglect & Abuse
  • Signs of Elder Neglect & Abuse
  • A Nursing Home Case is a 4-step Process

At PKSD Law Firm, our experienced attorneys provide answers to frequently asked questions about nursing home neglect and abuse.

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