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Important nursing home abuse questions to address

When it comes to nursing home abuse and neglect, there is never a good reason to wait and see what happens. You need to take immediate action if you believe your loved one is being treated poorly.

Like most people, you may not know much about nursing home abuse, as you probably haven't had to deal with it in the past. It is critically important to get answers to some of the most common nursing home abuse questions.

Frequently asked questions that deserve answers

Nursing home abuse and neglect are more common than most people think. Many people ask:

  • What rights do nursing home residents have? A resident in a nursing home has the right to be free from physical, mental, verbal and sexual abuse. No exceptions.
  • What happens if a nursing home resident complains of abuse or neglect? Every state has a system in place for not only reporting allegations of abuse, but for investigating. The investigation can include, but is not limited to, interviews with the resident, the person's family, and staff and management.
  • What is the definition of nursing home neglect? Generally speaking, this is the failure to provide residents with the services they require regarding their safety and health.
  • Why is nursing home neglect and abuse such a big problem? There are many factors that contribute to abuse and neglect, including inadequate staffing, poor training and poor hiring processes. Some staffing problems are a function of the primacy of profit.

Take action

If you have any reason to believe that a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, don't hesitate to take immediate action. You have the ability to step in and make things right. Learn more about the steps you can take to protect your family member's legal rights.

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