How to Reduce Chances of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?
Regardless of how many reviews you have read, how much research you have done and how much you have paid to have your loved one put in the best nursing home in the state, there is always the chance that he/she is a victim of nursing home abuse and neglect. Due to the rise in the aging population there are a lot of understaffed and under-qualified nursing homes and nurses. Often the people who suffer from this are the elderly. If you suspect that your loved one is being treated poorly, then it is important that you report the alleged abuse as well as speak to a qualified nursing home elder abuse and neglect attorney who can explain your rights and provide additional resources.
Signs of Abuse and Neglect
There are a number of signs to How to Identify Elder Abuse and Neglect for when it comes to nursing home abuse or neglect including:
- Untreated bedsore or pressure ulcer / pressure sore / bedsore
- Fall Injury / Falls
- Unexplained paleness
- Rapid weight loss or weight gain
- Change in personality or level of alertness
Suspicions of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
If you have suspicions that your loved one is the victim of abuse and neglect or being treated poorly, then see if they want to talk about it. Reassure them that it is okay and that you can help them. Call Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore for a free consultation he handled hundreds of nursing home abuse and neglect and wrongful death cases and is willing to discuss your concerns free of charge. It is our goal to hold negligent caregivers accountable.
Definitions of Nursing Home Elder Abuse and Neglect
The Definition of Nursing Home Abuse
The Definition of Nursing Home Neglect
Information About Nursing Home Resident Rights
Nursing home residents have the right to adequate care at a minimum meeting their basic physical and psychological needs. If you or someone you love has suffered any abuse or neglect in a nursing home, then contact Kenneth LaBore locally at 612-743-9048 or call his direct toll free number 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com or fill out the form on this page. Disclaimer