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Our country’s graying baby boomer generation is creating an increased demand for nursing home care. The growing number of elderly citizens who need long-term care in their later years has led to higher incidents of abuse in nursing homes and facilities.
If your loved one has suffered abuse in a nursing home abuse, he or she is entitled to make a claim to recover damages against the home’s owners and/or staff responsible for the safety of its residents. Our experienced Alabama nursing home abuse lawyers can provide skilled and compassionate care throughout your claim.
Elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes are often attributed to:
These statistics display the shocking extent of the abuse of the elderly in our nation’s care facilities:
Studies have shown that nursing home patients who receive few visits are more likely to be neglected or abused. By visiting your loved one frequently without advance warning to the staff, you will be better able to observe if anything is amiss that might indicate neglect or abuse.
Look for these signs when visiting your loved ones in a nursing or care home:
Many elderly people fail to report abuse because they fear retaliation or because they are cognitively impaired and unable to communicate. If you observe any of these signs of possible abuse, report them to Senior Protective Services and consult a nursing home abuse attorney.
Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana is an excellent resource for information, advice, and legal representation to assist victims and families of nursing home abuse. We are deeply committed to preserving the dignity and well-being of the older members of our state and community and are passionate about holding nursing home facilities accountable for failing to offer proper care to its residents.