NURSING HOME ABUSE AND NEGLECT

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Nursing home abuse and neglect can be found in many forms. Unfortunately many of the following situations are too often witnessed by supportive family members. These can often lead to serious injury and death of your loved one:

  • Severe Dehydration and Malnourishment

  • Pressure Sores/Bed Sores

  • Deadly infections including urinary tract infection

  • Elopement or escape from the facility

  • Failure to monitor blood thinners

  • Medication errors

  • Choking

  • Repeated falls without care plan measures in place

  • Fall from hoyer lift

  • Feeding tube and tracheostomy care issues

  • Sexual abuse by employees or other residents

  • Physical abuse by employees or other residents