The decision to place a loved one in an assisted living facility or nursing home is a difficult one. The expectations when making this decision is that the facility you choose will give your loved one loving, round the clock care catering to the individual’s needs. All too often these needs are not met. Nursing home abuse and neglect has become all too common, many times because of understaffing, budget cuts, untrained staff or just plain neglect. Nursing home neglect or abuse comes in many forms including:
- Unsanitary accommodations
- Inadequate daily bathing and grooming
- Failure to properly feed
- Sexual abuse
- Failure to properly dispense medication
- Bed sores
- Verbal abuse
- Physical abuse
- Lack of proper socialization
Physical and mental injuries can occur as a result nursing home neglect or abuse. Bournazos & Matarangas PLLC will immediately take steps to ensure that the abuse stops and the negligent facility held accountable.
If you or a loved one believe that they have been a victim of nursing home neglect or abuse call Bournazos & Matarangas PLLC toll-free at (866) LAW-0100. Click here to contact our New York nursing home abuse attorneys.