How common in nursing home abuse?
Nursing home abuse and neglect impact thousands of elderly patients every year. Tragically, only a fraction of these injustices are ever reported. There are steps that can be taken to help protect a loved one against abuse and neglect, but it may not be possible to fully prevent. If you suspect a loved one is being abused or neglected in their home, call our Arizona nursing home attorneys at (602) 786-8860 to schedule a free consultation today.
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What are the most common signs of nursing home abuse and neglect?
Nursing home abuse and neglect can have many signs, depending largely on the type of mistreatment that is happening. If you suspect any type of abuse or neglect is taking place, you need to contact an experienced nursing home attorney immediately to protect your loved one against future indignities.
Please visit our questions about signs of nursing home abuse page for detailed information about specific indications of mistreatment.
What rights do nursing home residents have?
While there are a number of state and federal laws guaranteeing the rights of nursing home residents, they all boil down to this: nursing home residents are entitled to a clean and safe environment in which they are treated with respect and dignity.
Please visit our questions about nursing home residents’ rights for answers to more specific questions.
What should I do if I suspect a loved one is being mistreated?
If you suspect a loved one is being mistreated, you need to contact our firm right away. Our team of attorney-doctors are uniquely equipped to investigate claims of abuse and have a strong record of helping victims and their families get justice.
To schedule your free consultation with one of our experienced Arizona nursing home attorneys, please contact our office or call (602) 786-8860 today.