What signs of nursing home abuse should I look for?
Nursing home abuse can manifest in many forms, so it’s important to know that you may witness some or all of the following signs.
- Broken bones or fractures
- Bruising or cuts
- Frequent infections
- Unexplained weight loss
- A lack of cleanliness or other poor physical appearance
- Bed sores
- Caregivers who hesitate to leave the patient alone with other people
- Refusing to eat
What should I do if I suspect nursing home abuse?
If you suspect your loved ones are suffering from nursing home abuse, you have several options. Once you’ve ensured their safety and security, the next thing you should do in this situation is call an experienced attorney who understands the legal nuances surrounding nursing home abuse cases, including the statute of limitations.
When it comes to dealing with cases of abuse, your loved one’s health and safety is my primary concern. By quickly addressing the issue, you will not only help preserve their health but also limit the damage done by the neglect.
Call today to explore your options and learn more about how I can help you with your case.