Nursing Home Abuse
how to find a nursing home
My advice is to visit the facility and try to get an idea of the quality of care. You can go online and search DHEC’s and Medicare’s websites to investigate the history of the facility. Once you’ve narrowed it down, you should ask each facility the following questions: Who provides the physician care? Is it...
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how a nursing home abuse lawyer can help
Families are often very reluctant to get involved in the legal system. They don’t want to sue or go to court, but sometimes the abuse is so bad that they just become so disgusted that they reach out to a lawyer for help and at that point, we are dealing with a family member(s) who...
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nursing home abuse compensation
“Damages” is another word for the losses that your loved one has suffered as a result of their abuse or neglect. Most cases of nursing home abuse will result in compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. Keep reading to learn more about nursing home abuse compensation from our Greenville nursing home abuse...
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how common is nursing home abuse
Nursing home abuse is on the rise in the United States. America has an aging population. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, “Life expectancy has risen from 68 years in the mid-20th century to the current average of about 81 years for women and 76 years for men…In 2018 there were 29.1 million...
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nursing home abuse injuries
Understanding the signs and symptoms of nursing home abuse is essential for family members, caregivers, and even residents themselves, as it enables them to recognize potential abuse and take necessary actions to protect the well-being of the elderly. From physical indicators such as unexplained injuries to emotional and behavioral changes that hint at neglect or...
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