Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Oct 06, 2010 in Nursing Home Abuse
As the collective population of the United States ages, it increases the demand on nursing homes and other assisted living facilities that need to find room for new residents. This type of pressure on those establishments leads to rushed decisions and unfortunate mistakes. In legal terms, many of these situations would be considered nursing home neglect when someone is not receiving the proper amount and type of care. If you or someone you love is mired in this sort of situation, seek the help of experienced Phoenix nursing home neglect lawyers as soon as possible.
Below is a brief overview of what to look for so that this problem can be identified.
When someone is not being properly cared for in a nursing home, there are signs that will generally appear that should alert loved ones or others to a problem. Anyone who notices these warning signs needs to take steps to find out more and to reach a solution to the situation, whatever that may entail. The health and safety of the resident could be at risk. Below are a few common warning signs of nursing home neglect:
While there are no 'standard' warning signs of nursing home neglect, those who are close to a resident simply need to pay attention to how the resident is doing and trust their instincts. If you're concerned that something is wrong, do not be afraid to ask questions. If you're concerned that your questions are not being answered and that your loved one is not receiving a proper level of care, seek the help of experienced personal injury lawyers to get to the bottom of the issue. Contact Phillips Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation.
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