Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Make sure to look for the signs of abuse.  If you notice that your loved one exhibits one or more of the following warning signs, take action.  Warning signs may include any of the following:

Injuries

  • Untimely or unexpected death
  • Death that cannot be explained
  • Bedsores or pressure ulcers
  • Unexpected or unexplained falls causing injury
  • Lack of preventative fall measures
  • Unexplained broken bones, head injuries, bruises, burns or cuts
  • Medication errors or overdoses
  • Fear of certain staff members

Neglect

  • Malnutrition with significant weight loss
  • Unexplained dehydration
  • Frequent trips to the hospital from the facility
  • Unsanitary conditions
  • Poor grooming and resident hygiene
  • Recurring infections

Nursing Home Abuse

Cases that involve any abuse or neglect of the elderly trouble me the most.  Other than children, the elderly deserve the highest protection within our society.  These folks deserve happiness and dignity during the twilight of their lives without fear of abuse or neglect.   If you trusted a nursing home, assisted living facility or residential care facility to care for a family member or loved one, then there are signs you can look for to determine if your loved one has been subjected to wrongful abuse.

Nursing Home Abuse

Cases that involve any abuse or neglect of the elderly trouble me the most.  Other than children, the elderly deserve the highest protection within our society.  These folks deserve happiness and dignity during the twilight of their lives without fear of abuse or neglect.   If you trusted a nursing home, assisted living facility or residential care facility to care for a family member or loved one, then there are signs you can look for to determine if your loved one has been subjected to wrongful abuse.

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Make sure to look for the signs of abuse.  If you notice that your loved one exhibits one or more of the following warning signs, take action.  Warning signs may include any of the following:

Injuries

  • Untimely or unexpected death
  • Death that cannot be explained
  • Bedsores or pressure ulcers
  • Unexpected or unexplained falls causing injury
  • Lack of preventative fall measures
  • Unexplained broken bones, head injuries, bruises, burns or cuts
  • Medication errors or overdoses
  • Fear of certain staff members

Neglect

  • Malnutrition with significant weight loss
  • Unexplained dehydration
  • Frequent trips to the hospital from the facility
  • Unsanitary conditions
  • Poor grooming and resident hygiene
  • Recurring infections

Entering a nursing home shouldn’t include leaving behind your basic human rights.  Nursing homes are supposed to provide a peaceful environment where elderly folks can live out the twilight of their lives with the security of qualified and caring medical assistance nearby.  However, whether by inadequate or poor staffing, negligence or downright evil, many of our elderly are subjected to abuse and neglect that they do not deserve.  Protecting your loved one by calling the Outlawyer is the way to stop the abuse/neglect, and hold those accountable who caused it or allowed it to happen.

Pick the phone up and CALL ME if you have any questions about your loved one’s nursing home abuse or neglect claim or to schedule your FREE consultation.

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