East Point Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Attorney
A growing number of people need more daily care than they or their family members can provide, and moving into a nursing home or another type of long-term care facility might be the next step. Residents pay a significant amount of money to live in nursing homes, and they rightfully expect to receive proper care. Unfortunately, both nursing home neglect and abuse are growing problems in Georgia and across the United States.
If your loved one suffered physical or mental injuries due to misconduct at a nursing home, you should not wait to discuss the matter with a nursing home neglect and abuse lawyer in East Point. Contact the law firm of Ben F. Windham, PC, to learn about your loved one’s rights and options as soon as possible.
Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
Nursing home staff can be neglectful due to being overworked, fatigued, poorly trained, or simply not paying proper attention or performing their jobs correctly. Other staff members or residents might also engage in intentionally harmful conduct, such as physical assault, emotional abuse, or sexual assault.
All of this misconduct can result in injuries, and you should watch for signs of possible neglect or abuse, which might include:
- Multiple traumatic injuries
- Wounds or injuries in different stages of healing
- Unsanitary conditions
- Untreated bedsores
- Emotional withdrawal
- Behavioral changes
- Unexplained mental regression
- Sexually-transmitted diseases
- Worsening medical conditions due to lack of treatment
- Medication overdoses or missed doses
Speak with a Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Lawyer in East Point Right Away
All types of nursing home injuries can be costly and cause unnecessary pain and suffering for your loved one. Let an East Point nursing home neglect and abuse attorney hold the facility accountable for the harm caused. Contact the law office of Ben F. Windham, PC, online or call 833.236.9467 for a free consultation today.