Protecting The Victims Of Nursing Home Negligence
When we entrust a nursing home or other long-term care facility with the care of our elder family members and other loved ones, we expect, and our loved ones deserve, excellent and attentive care.
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When nursing homes fail to follow guidelines and when staff members abuse the laws that are in place to protect residents, serious injury can result.
You may have a legal claim if your loved is experiencing any of the following:
Bedsores And Pressure Sores
Sores can result from a failure to assist residents in turning over regularly in bed. They are often painful, and, in the worst cases, they may result in the amputation of legs and arms. Bedsores and pressure sores are always preventable if patients receive proper care and attention.
Malnutrition can occur in abuse situations but most often occurs from a lack of proper monitoring of the food intake of residents.
One of the most tragic of nursing home injuries, abuse can occur sporadically or regularly and systematically. Lack of adequate management of staff can contribute to the extent of physical abuse.
Failure To Restrain
Residents and patients who are unable to walk properly often need to be monitored in order to prevent falls that could cause broken bones and fractured hips. Failure to restrain can also result in “eloping,” which is the term used when patients leave a care facility without permission and without the facility’s knowledge.
Protect The Ones You Love
Alzheimer’s patients, the victims of brain trauma and other elders often need care equivalent to the care required by an infant. Some elders are unable to control outbursts, demands and crying. Staff and management must have controls in place to prevent abuse and negligence. Attorney Robert Solomon has handled dozens of nursing home negligence cases, and can help you and your family.
If you have questions regarding nursing home injuries, negligence or abuse, contact our firm for answers and representation. We offer free initial consultations and are available for evening and weekend appointments. We employ in-house Spanish and Portuguese speakers for our clients’ convenience.
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