We hear from families all of the time that they suspected their loved one was being neglected or abused in a nursing home…but they failed to take action until it was too late.

Do you have a loved one living in a Virginia nursing home and suspect they are getting poor or substandard care? If so, take advantage of these resources immediately:

State Government Agencies:

Virginia Adult Protective Services

Virginia Department of Health, Center for Quality Health Care Services, Long Term Care Division

Virginia Department of Social Services Domestic Violence Program

Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman

Virginia Office of Attorney General

Laws and Regulations:

Va. Code Ann. §§ 63.2-1604-12 Adult Protective Services

Sources for Statistics:

Virginia Department of Social Services: Information Resource Book 2003

Virginia Department of Social Services: Who Are Mandatory Reporters for APS?

Help Line and Hotlines

Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-888-83-ADULT or 1-888-832-3858

Family Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-888-838-8238

Dan Frith
Dan Frith

Dan Frith has over 25 years of experience representing individuals and families in cases of medical malpractice throughout Virginia. He has been named "Best Medical Malpractice Attorney" by Roanoker Magazine and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To speak with Dan, contact him by email at