It’s no secret that family is our top priority and we do whatever we can to make sure that they are taken care of. This is particularly true when it comes to caring for our loved ones who are older in age. It’s not uncommon to find that as our family ages they require more care and more help with day to day tasks, With that, people are becoming more and more reliant on nursing homes and assisted living facilities to help care for their loved ones in their absence.
In many cases, there is nothing to worry about when it comes to senior care and care management, but there are those unfortunate cases where elder neglect and mistreatment is something that many families find themselves dealing with. The fact of the matter is, no one wants to find out that their loved one is being mistreated, especially when their loved one is older and may not be able to speak for themselves. Figuring out what to do when you suspect that a senior family member is being mistreated can be overwhelming and it can be confusing. Many times we think that we can handle these things on our own and get the results we want. But the truth is the exact opposite!
What to do When You Discover Nursing Home Abuse or Elder Neglect
When you suspect that your loved one may be being abused or neglected at their nursing home or while in an assisted living facility, you need an attorney who knows exactly what to look for. Proving cases of neglect with senior citizens can be difficult, especially if their health is compromised and they are prone to health-related injuries or unintentional injuries from daily tasks. Because of that, you need to make sure the proper evidence is collected to make sure there is enough proof to support your case. The last thing you want to do is feel like there is nothing you can do to save your loved one from this abuse.
With John Mufson you know that your case is being handled with care and you know that we work hard to get you the compensation necessary to ensure your loved one can recover effectively. Elder neglect and abuse is a very serious crime and we take dealing with them very seriously.
If you suspect that your family member may be suffering from abuse or neglect while at a nursing home or assisted living facility contact John Mufson today. Our team of experts is on standby and we are ready to give you the help you need.