Nursing Home Negligence
As loved ones get older, the natural course of action for many people is to move into assisted living. Nursing homes ensure the guidance and safety needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. These facilities can be found across the country, so there is high demand for quality employees that will take good care of residents. Finding experienced employees for these care positions can be difficult and mistakes can be made.
Have you or a family member suffered injuries while in the supervision of a long term care facility or nursing home? Such facilities are required to uphold the highest level of care that is feasible for its’ patients. Below is a list of injuries that, if spotted, should result in a thorough investigation of their onset:
- Dehydration and or malnutrition
- Chemical or physical restraints
- Sexual abuse
- Medication errors
- Unsanitary or unhygienic conditions
- Any injuries suffered as a result of entering/leaving a nursing home
- Wrongful death
These are not just a part of aging; these are clear signs that abuse or neglect may be taking place. It is important to understand that if your loved one has suffered from abuse or neglect from someone at the nursing home, you can take action on behalf of your family member.
Call the Troy, NY Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP®, The Heavy Hitters® office at (518) 273-1010, or toll free at 1800LAW1010® (1-800-529-1010), for your free consultation or to direct any questions you may have relating to our nursing home negligence lawyers.