Signs of Nursing Home Neglect
Our Corpus Christi Elder Abuse Attorneys Can Fight for Your Loved One
Neglect is most simply defined as a failure to provide proper care. This
can have different meanings depending on the situation, and at a nursing
home, neglect may be any act or failure to act that leads to the inadequate
care of an elderly resident. Poor supervision, failures to reposition
immobile patients, and poor maintenance of property grounds are all examples
of neglect at nursing homes. Elderly residents may be seriously injured
or may fall ill as a result. A wrongful death may even result from nursing
It is important to be able to recognize potential signs of neglect at a
nursing home, so something can be done about it. If you notice any signs,
be sure to seek legal counsel to find out what can be done to hold the
negligent caregiver or facility responsible. That is where the Corpus
Christi nursing home neglect attorneys at Bandas Law Firm come into the picture.
We recommend that you call our firm if you have noticed any of the following
signs of nursing home neglect, or other indications of wrongdoing:
- Poor hygiene
- Slip, trip, and fall accidents
- Unexplained/repeated injuries
Together, We Can Stop Nursing Home Neglect
In the presence of neglect or abuse, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Take a proactive approach and investigate. Call 911 if your loved one
needs emergency medical care or is in immediate danger. Contact Bandas
Law Firm to talk to an attorney who has experience with nursing home neglect
cases, and you will have the opportunity to hold the facility and/or caregiver
responsible for their conduct. Together, we can build a brighter future
for your elderly loved one and your family.
Call (361) 238-2789 today to schedule your free consultation!