Nursing Home Neglect
All nursing home residents have the right to be treated with respect and dignity, and free from both negligence and abusive behavior. Unfortunately, nursing homes and their employees sometimes cause physical or psychological harm to their patients, who are among the most vulnerable to victimization.
It is your legal right to start proceedings against nursing homes for negligence if you or someone you love is hurt due to abuse or neglect. Common nursing home perpetrators of neglect or abuse can include employees, administrators, volunteers, or even other residents. Nursing homes are required to maintain minimum standards of care, and can be held accountable for the failure to do so.
TYPES OF NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE
- Medical neglect and malpractice
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Unreasonable physical restraint or restriction to patients’ rooms
- Medication errors
- Unsanitary conditions
- Patient falls and other safety hazards
- Malnutrition and dehydration
If you or a loved one has been a victim of Nursing Home Neglect call now for a free consultation.
Please call us for a free consultation and we will be happy to discuss any potential case with you.