Nursing home negligence is a serious issue consisting of physically and mentally damaging behaviors by those who are tasked to help our elderly community.
Nursing home negligence or mistreatment of the elderly by caretakers is a serious and often under-reported issue. Negligence can consist of outright abusive behavior by staff or caretakers and can lead to a high level of mistrust by the victim resulting in permanent physical or mental damage.
It can also include outright neglect which can lead to things such as wandering – which can lead to further injury – bed sores, rashes and any number of other equally damaging outcomes.
This type of negligence doesn’t have to always be physical either. Verbal abuse or mistreatment by care workers or nursing home staff can have just as serious of an effect on the health and stability of the victim as physical abuse.
If your loved one has been neglected in a nursing home or by a caretaker, then give us a call so we can go over the details and get you the legal help you deserve. At the law offices of Galloway & Jensen, we specialize in personal injury which includes nursing home neglect. We are ready to listen.