Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect and Nursing Home Negligence are at Epidemic Levels. Abuse can occur even in the best of facilities. Problems can range from bed sores, unexplained injuries or bruises Over or Under Medication, Visible Bruises or Welts, Rapid weight loss or Weight Gain, Dehydration, Malnutrition, and Bedsores, Broken bones or Sudden death.
Family members should research each facility's record before you make any choices. Unfortunately, our loved ones are mistreated, abused, and even die in Nursing Home facilities across the United States. One bad apple on a Nursing home staff is all that's needed. There are government laws in place to protect us. We strongly recommend you review the performance record for facilities you are considering or currently have loved ones in. You can contact a nursing home lawyer or attorney in the area and get help. Protect your loved ones from elder abuse.