As family members reach advanced age, they may require medical care and physical assistance that their loved ones cannot provide. In some cases, children may be forced to consider placing their aging parents in nursing homes or assisted-living facilities to get the supervision and medical attention they require. Unfortunately, poorly-run or inadequately staffed facilities can put residents at risk of abuse or neglect, often causing serious injuries or illness.
Nursing home residents and their family members expect compassionate care and attention when they decide to enter a nursing home. If nursing home staff members fail to provide proper medical care and physical assistance, injured residents and their families may be able to pursue a malpractice case against the facility. For assistance with a nursing malpractice case, contact the Stevens Point nursing home neglect lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 today.
If nursing home staff members fail to perform their required duties, residents may suffer injuries caused by this neglect including:
Nursing home residents may require assistance when getting out of or into bed, using the bathroom, and bathing. If nursing home staff members fail to provide physical assistance or supervision, elderly patients may suffer serious injuries in slip-and-fall accidents.
Nursing home managers have a responsibility to:
If someone you love has been injured in an accident caused by neglect or abuse in a nursing home, contact a Stevens Point nursing home neglect lawyer of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.