As a family member or close friend of a nursing home resident, you need to be aware of how your loved one is being treated and cared for. There are quite a few Florida nursing homes that hire personnel who do not properly treat or care for the elderly residents as required by Florida Nursing Home Regulations.
If a you or a loved one has suffered physical or emotional abuse due to the negligence of nursing home personnel or home health aides, you need to contact a lawyer immediately. You may be eligible to receive monetary compensation for the injuries sustained at the hand of nursing home personnel. Nursing home negligence and elderly abuse can lead to physical and emotional injuries. It is important to hold nursing homes accountable when their residents are subject to dangerous and unsafe living conditions.
Victims of nursing home neglect and elderly abuse can suffer the following injuries:
- Soiled Bed or Clothing
- Weight Loss
- Poor Hygiene
- Unexplained Open Wounds
- Broken Bones
Nursing home neglect includes physical, financial and psychological abuse. The following are some serious examples of nursing home and elderly neglect:
- Improper Restraint
- Mental Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Verbal and Physical Threats
If you suspect that you or a loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, call us immediately for a free and immediate consultation. Our experienced nursing home abuse and neglect attorney will investigate the nursing home and its staff to determine whether or not you have a sufficient claim for nursing home abuse or neglect.