Identifying Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect

If you have a loved one in a Nursing Home you should consider familiarizing yourself with signs and symptoms associated with Nursing Home abuse/neglect. The percentage of abused or neglected nursing home residents who actually report abuse is startlingly low. Below is a list of indicators of abuse and neglect. Some symptoms listed could be a result of existing health conditions, while others, like pressure ulcers (bed sores) are more telling of abuse/neglect. If you notice one or several of the conditions below contact an attorney to discuss your legal options.