Rockdale County Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
When you think about nursing home care, the last thing you want to consider is nursing home neglect and abuse. The residents of nursing homes represent the most vulnerable among us, and when they are injured due to lack of care or as a result of outright abuse, it is an especially difficult situation. If your loved one has been injured by nursing home neglect or abuse, discuss your concerns with an experienced Rockdale County nursing home neglect/abuse lawyer today.
Nursing home negligence refers to nursing homes that neglect to provide the necessary level of care for their clients, and while the injuries borne of neglect are often slow to present, this fact tends to make them that much more dangerous. Common negligence-based injuries include:
- Bedsores from inadequate assistance with mobility
- Cuts, bruises, and even broken bones from poorly kept premises
- Malnutrition and/or dehydration from lack of adequate nutrition or fluids
- Frequent UTIs from inadequate assistance with using the bathroom
Nursing home abuse, on the other hand, is far more sinister because it involves purposely harming the nursing home resident. Unless the abuse is physical (and you can see the physical injuries), the signs of nursing home abuse are often emotional, such as:
- An abrupt change in personality or temperament
- Visible signs of fear
- Shutting down emotionally
Nursing home abuse can take many ugly forms, including:
Reach out to an Experienced Rockdale County Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse Lawyer Today
If you suspect that your aging relative has been harmed by either nursing home neglect or abuse, the concerned Rockdale County nursing home neglect/abuse attorneys at the law offices of Ben F. Windham, PC, are committed to fighting for your loved one’s rights, dignity, and rightful compensation. To schedule a free consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at 833-236-9467 today.