Nursing homes and their staff have an obligation to provide proper care for elderly residents entrusted to their facility. Nursing homes that accept Medicare are also subject to certain federal regulations. They must ensure that the environment remains as free from hazards as possible, and that residents receive the supervision and assistance devices they need to prevent accidents. Nursing homes can be held liable for injuries when their neglect or abuse that occurs on the premises causes harm to a resident.
Nursing home negligence can occur in many ways. Examples include:
When nursing homes neglect their responsibilities, it can be devastating for elderly residents who are relying on the facility to provide for their needs, including the following:
When frail, older people with dementia become victims of nursing home negligence, they may not be able to communicate adequately about the problem. To safeguard your loved one in a nursing home, it is important to be alert for indications of neglect. The following signs and symptoms may serve as a red flag for nursing home negligence:
If your elderly loved one has suffered harm caused by nursing home negligence, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. You may have a valid claim for compensation against the facility. Contact Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP at 800-223-2814 to get a reputable New York nursing home negligence attorney in your corner for your loved one today.
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