Nursing Home Abuse FAQs
Six FAQs About Nursing Home Abuse
The suspicion that a loved one of yours is being abused or neglected in a nursing home may leave you angry, confused and frustrated. It is hard to know what to do and what to believe, especially when nursing home staff members have explanations and excuses for what looks like an elderly or ill person being hurt.
The nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys of Hardison & Cochran can help if you think someone you care about is being intentionally harmed or neglected in a long-term care facility in North Carolina. We can move to stop mistreatment and to obtain compensation for medical care or other needs linked to neglect or abuse.
Below are some frequently asked questions we get from people who think a loved one’s health and well-being has been jeopardized by their treatment in a nursing home. If we can answer your concerns or provide legal assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our offices in Raleigh. We will act quickly and decisively for you and your family member.
- What are the signs of nursing home abuse or neglect?
- Is nursing home abuse a widespread problem?
- What do I do if I suspect nursing home abuse or neglect?
- I think my mother is being improperly restrained at the nursing home where she lives, but the staff says it’s necessary. How can I tell what’s right?
- I have a friend in a nursing home who I think is being treated badly, but her family does not seem to care. Do I have standing to act on her behalf?
- What can a nursing home abuse or neglect attorney do to help me and my loved one?