Your parents spend most of their lives taking care of you and then the time comes when they are no longer able to care for themselves. You make the tough decision to put them in a nursing home or an assisted living facility with the idea that they will be in taken care of with the utmost attention. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case; stories of and neglect are on the rise. At Lowenthal & Abrams, Injury Attorneys, an experienced nursing home attorney can help you identify nursing home neglect or abuse if you suspect that your loved one is at risk.
What Should I Do If I Think My Loved One Is a Victim of Nursing Home Abuse?
If you suspect that someone you know is suffering from nursing home abuse or neglect you should:
- Make certain the person is safe. Talk to them when they are alone and ask them questions about how they are being treated.
- Report the abuse to the head of the nursing home.
- Report the abuse to the National Center on Elder Abuse.
- Contact Lowenthal & Abrams, Injury Attorneys’ Pittsburgh nursing home abuse attorneys.
A Pittsburgh Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Can Help
Contact a Pittsburgh nursing home abuse lawyer to discuss your legal options if you suspect your loved one has suffered due to negligent practices. The head of our nursing home abuse department, Anita Pitock, is an attorney and a nurse. We can help.