Nursing Home Abuse – Signs and Symptoms
Nursing homes and long term care facilities are required to provide a high level of care to their residents. State and Federal laws have been drafted to ensure that residents are treated with respect and are able to maintain their dignity while achieving the highest level of independence and health attainable.
No one should be subjected to neglect and abuse by their caregivers. Period.
Nursing home abuse & neglect can take many forms, which include:
Elder Abuse Neglect Act
Illinois Nursing Home Care Act
Where to Report Illinois Nursing Home Abuse
Frequent Falls in Nursing Homes
Falls in Geriatric Psychiatric Units
Bone & Hip Fractures from Falling
Wandering & Elopement
Bed Sores & Pressure Ulcers
Medication Errors in Nursing Homes
Feeding Tube Issues
Unfortunately, when the care provided does not meet these requirements, it is often due to understaffed nursing homes or poorly trained employees. Under these circumstances, the families of nursing homes residents may be unable to achieve the peace of mind and security anticipated when they placed their loved one in a long-term care facility. The Rooth Law Firm devotes a significant portion of its practice to representing individuals neglected or abused while residing in a nursing home.
The Rooth Law Firm has litigated numerous nursing home cases in the past and has an in-depth knowledge of the procedures and methods necessary to ensure that your claim is pursued aggressively and effectively. If your family member has been the victim of neglect, please do not hesitate to call or contact us via our online form.