Nationwide Legal Investigations and Marc J. Tropeano PI are experts in Elder Abuse Investigations.
Finding proper and loving care for an elderly parent is challenging. You want them to be comfortable and taken care of, but you may also worry about the quality of care. You aren’t alone as elder abuse happens more often than many people may realize. It’s hard enough for you to find a facility that you can trust, but knowing there’s a possibility of abuse can be frightening if you choose the wrong one.
A private investigator can help you by investigating any current or past abuse that a facility may have. Since many elderly persons may be too scared or weak to protect themselves adequately, the wrong facility can take advantage of them. Abuse can come in many forms. It can be mental, financial, or even physical. These are often the result of negligence from the staff, malice, or intentional abuse that can prove devastating to everyone in your family. It is also a crime that goes unreported and is seeing an increase.
This abuse isn’t just centered at a nursing home or assisted living center. Hiring an in-home caregiver isn’t always the right answer. If the caregiver isn’t qualified or a kind and caring person, this abuse may continue at home instead of elsewhere. It’s essential to your family’s well-being to hire a private investigator, private detective, or private eye if you feel something like this is happening.
Why should you hire a Private Investigator?
Abuse of the elderly and any resultant death is a huge grey area for most people. Unfortunately, many older adults undergo a lot of harm because doctors and even law enforcement are ill-informed of any issues that are affecting seniors in nursing homes or other caregiving situations. Because of this, many are far from being in an excellent position to take any sort of appropriate action. On top of all this, there are no clear forensic guidelines on how to investigate elderly abuse. This is why hiring a private investigator is vital to the safety and well-being of your elderly family member.
What can a Private Investigator do?
Private investigators, private detectives & private eyes can interview victims or carry out surveillance on a potential suspect. They are qualified and licensed to carry out private investigations and can capture hard evidence by audio and video recordings or still photography depending on the laws in your state. A private investigator is also able to obtain evidence that’ll be admissible in court. This evidence will allow you to file a case of abuse and pursue justice for your loved one and family. It will also allow you to seek the prosecution of suspects. A private investigator will get you the crucial information needed in case suspects or witnesses fail to disclose pertinent information while in court.
While most caregiving facilities work hard to take care of your elderly loved ones, there are times when something terrible happens. If you suspect elderly abuse is happening to your loved one, it is vital to speak to a private investigator immediately to get the evidence you need to make your case.