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Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer in The Coachella Valley
It is the worst fear of anyone who has had to place a parent or other senior loved one into a nursing home: abuse or neglect. When you place a loved one’s care into the hands of a facility, you are placing an incredible amount of trust in that facility to treat your loved one as you would. Unfortunately, that level of treatment is not always met, and seniors are left in vulnerable situations.
Seniors in nursing homes are open to different types of abuse or neglect. Some of the most common issues result from simply failing to properly monitor a senior and can result in:
Beyond neglect, staff do abuse seniors physically and even sexually in some of the worst situations.
Why do these things happen? Nursing homes may:
- Under-staff for their actual needs
- Fail to adequately train staff
- Fail to properly conduct background checks of staff
Ensuring the safety of your loved one who is in a nursing home may involve immediately removing him or her to another facility as well as conducting a thorough investigation into possible neglect or abuse. If you have suspicions that your loved one is not receiving the level of care he or she deserves, reach out for help immediately.
Dedicated To Protecting Seniors From Abuse
At the California Elder Law Center, we understand the nightmare that you may be living through if you suspect or have evidence of your parent or other senior loved one being abused or neglected by nursing home staff. We can help you hold accountable those who harmed your loved one as well as any who are responsible for that harm occurring, such as managers or facility owners. For decades, we have been helping seniors and their families overcome the challenges associated with long-term care. Let us help you protect your loved one from treatment no one deserves, especially our seniors.
When you are concerned that your elder loved one has been abused or neglected by the nursing home charged with his or her care, turn to the California Elder Law Center for help. To schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your nursing home abuse questions with an attorney at our firm, call us at 760-422-0404.
69846 HWY 111, Ste. B Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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