Many of these signs deal with your loved one’s mood and demeanor, so it is important to pay close attention to them, hear out their complaints, and not brush them off. Confirm that their personal hygiene is being maintained and that the room is well taken care of. Being present and asking questions of your loved one and the staff is the best way to determine if legal action needs to be taken.
If you suspect abuse or neglect, you should contact us today. But, if you have any concerns whatsoever about your loved one, you should know that in the state of Texas you have a right to install a camera or other monitoring device in a nursing home. If you choose to install a monitoring device, we suggest one with a recording or DVR function that allows you to view weeks or months in the past and night vision capability.
Your mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, husband or wife may have been the victim of nursing home abuse or elderly neglect. The types of neglect that have potential for prosecution, if he or she suffered harm or died, are typically due to:
Our nursing home abuse lawyers understand your desire to ensure that other senior residents will not suffer the same injustices as your family member experienced while in long-term care. One aspect of a successful outcome of a nursing home abuse claim or lawsuit is a commitment on the part of the facility to enact preventive measures for the sake of future residents.
If you believe that a loved one has been subjected to nursing home abuse or elderly neglect, schedule a free consultation today with one of our compassionate Dallas nursing home abuse lawyers by phone at 1-800-834-0000 or email.
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