Nursing homes care for the most vulnerable elderly members of our society, and families trust them to provide the necessary care and medical attention. Unfortunately, some residents of nursing homes or assisted living centers become victims of abuse, neglect or staff errors. Individuals or families of individuals who’ve suffered abuse or neglect at a nursing home should consult a nursing home neglect lawyer to review their case and offer advice on the best course of action.
Nursing home injuries or death may occur for many reasons:
Nursing home abuse and neglect can have many consequences for patients, including:
Generally, nursing home neglect results from an understaffed facility where the caregivers are overworked and therefore careless. Abuse, on the other hand, can be deliberately inflicted by caregivers or even by other residents. While there is no way you can prevent your parents or grandparents from becoming victims of abuse or neglect since you cannot be there 24/7 to watch out for them, you may be able to nip it in the bud by paying careful attention to anything they tell you when you visit them, especially if they indicate by word, facial expression or otherwise that they are dissatisfied with the care they’re receiving.
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Nursing home administrators might try to cut corners by reducing staffing, not providing adequate nutrition or hiring under-qualified staff. While those decisions might save money in their budget, they can also put residents at risk. If you’re concerned that a loved one’s injury or death in a nursing home was due to neglect or failure to follow safety regulations, contact our experienced team of nursing home neglect lawyers today to discuss your case.
Schedule your free consultation with Daniella Levi & Associates, P.C. by calling 718-380-7440 or by completing our online contact form. Consultations are always free, and we don’t get paid until you do.
Nursing homes are expected to provide all services that are necessary to the safety and health of all residents. This includes shelter, clothing, nourishment, hygiene, safety, adequate supervision, and proper medical care.
Failure to provide any of these necessities is neglect. If the failure to provide these services is deemed intentional, it is abuse.
Any violation of the resident’s rights can be considered abuse.
The most common situations we see across the state of New York reported are:
Every time you visit your parents or grandparents, take along your cell phone. Why? Because you need to take photos of anything you see that looks suspicious, such as:
When you entrust Daniella Levi & Associates, P.C. with your case, you will have an experienced and qualified attorney on your side, who is also an aggressive and supportive advocate who truly cares about the outcome of your case.
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