Unfortunately, nursing home abuse of elderly patients is a national problem. Nearly one-third of nursing homes in the United States were cited for abuse violations between 1999 and 2001. Some abuse remains hidden until someone files a formal complaint.
Loved One Abused in a Nursing Home? We Can Help.
It’s a painful decision for all families to decide to put a loved one in a skilled nursing home. An estimated one to two million elderly adults in America have been abused by people they depend on for care. Common signs of elder abuse can include unexplained injuries, emotional changes and malnutrition.
Oftentimes, nursing homes are run by large corporate entities that prioritize saving money over patient safety and health.
If you notice signs of neglect or abuse, we can help you protect your elderly loved one.