Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect & Malpractice


Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect and Malpractice

When a loved one is placed in the care of a nursing home, you expect that all of their needs will be met, cared for and attended to. Negligence and abuse in these areas are all too common. Violations continue to occur every single day.

These are common warning signs that a nursing home resident may suffering:

  • Weight loss
  • Falls
  • Bruises
  • Bed sore(s)
  • Restraints
  • Substitution of medication or sedatives
  • Medication for supervision
  • The inability of the facility to explain the patient's current condition

Common Nursing Home cases and causes of abuse, neglect and malpractice:

  • Bed Sores, Pressure Sores
  • Falls
  • Physical, Sexual or Verbal Assault or Abuse
  • Physical or Chemical Restraints
  • Malnutrition or Dehydration
  • Medication Errors
  • Burn or skin irregularities

If you suspect that a loved one is being harmed, abused, or mistreated as a result of nursing home abuse, neglect or malpractice issue, contact the Dixon Law Office Immediately.

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