The warning signs are clear, and now you suspect that your family member or other loved one may be at risk of nursing home abuse. Now is the time to protect your elder and find a safe and comfortable facility for their care.
Here are the next steps for protecting your loved one from nursing home abuse:
- Report the abuse. You do not need definitive proof that abuse is happening to report it. But reporting suspected abuse may have a positive effect by removing the abuser and preventing them from hurting others. Learn more about how to report nursing home abuse.
- Discuss other care options with your family. Sometimes a nursing home facility is the best care option for your loved one. But you do have choices – learn more about nursing home alternatives.
- Become empowered by learning what to look for when choosing the next nursing home or assisted living facility. Get our top 10 tips for choosing a nursing home and learn how to prevent nursing home abuse.
Have you or a loved one suffered from nursing home abuse? A nursing abuse lawyer may be able to help
At Sokolove Law, we have more than 40 years of experience helping people get access to justice – regardless of income or race. Nursing home abuse lawyers can help you recognize the warning signs of assisted living or nursing home abuse and neglect, and get the justice and compensation that your loved one deserves.