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Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse is Far Too Common

When you choose a nursing home for your loved one, it is often because they need continuous, professional care. They may be vulnerable or frail, and the cost of care can be huge – you should be able to expect that your family member will receive dignified support, without question.

The reality is that nursing home abuse, most often in the form of neglect, is becoming far too common for comfort.

It can be hard to identify negligent care in nursing home settings, especially if an individual is not fully aware of all that happens around them. High staff turnover, low pay and poor working conditions, combined with slack training can mean that your loved one is neglected. The problems may stem from negligent management, especially if abuse occurs over extended periods of time.

Signs of Nursing Home abuse include:

  • Burns or abrasions.
  • Torn or blood-stained clothing.
  • Missing personal items.
  • Unusual or seemingly unexplainable physical injuries such as cuts, bruises, and even more serious injuries such as fractures.
  • Dirty bedding, clothing, furniture, and furnishings.
  • Unpleasant odors in room or clothing, or soiled underwear and clothing.
  • Questionable financial transactions.
  • Untended injuries – for example, open wounds or sores, and infections.
  • Depression or withdrawal that is out of character and not in line with any conditions the individual is living with.

You might not see it right away, but if you have your suspicions, you need to start documenting your concerns from the get-go – your hunch may just be the tip of the iceberg. Take advantage of our exposure to nursing home abuse cases as we seek to gain compensation for pain and suffering and also to cover any medical costs that result from neglect and abuse. We are passionate about protecting our elders and will work diligently to deliver you results.

Speak with Kravitz Law Group, a nursing home abuse lawyer, as soon as possible to learn about your and your loved one’s rights – we can help you secure the crucial evidence you need, and will protect your rights from the second we take your case. Not only are we helping you gain justice and compensation, we hope that our efforts will help improve the living standards for all those in assisted living care.


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