As the population ages, the need for nursing homes, and facilities for long-term care and retirement centers is expanding rapidly. In an effort to save money, or due to budget cuts, it is common to find such institutions understaffed, or with unqualified or poorly trained staff. Along with a lack of medical attention and supervision, more severe forms of neglect and abuse are often reported. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, the following statistics have been established for elderly abuse in the United States:
A Providence personal injury attorney at D'Alessandro & Wright, LLC Content understands the importance of protecting the well-being and rights of the elderly. Our firm is dedicated to providing legal guidance and support. We aggressively fight for our clients' rights to ensure that nursing homes and their staff are held accountable if they have abused an innocent elderly person in their care. With over 25 years of experience with all types of personal injury cases, we can help protect the rights of your loved ones.
Nursing home abuse is more frequently reported in underfunded or poorly run homes, as well as nursing homes in economically underprivileged areas. Common forms of abuse include the following:
It is recommended that you carefully monitor the general physical and emotional state of a loved one that resides in a nursing home or similar type of facility, as the risk for neglect and abuse is an unfortunate reality. Our firm can help seek justice for any form of abuse and neglect experienced by a family member or loved one. Rhode Island nursing home residents deserve our greatest attention, love and care and if your loved one's caretaker or home failed to render the standard duty of care, we can help you fight for the damages your family deserves! Contact our firm today to find out more!
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Contact a Providence nursing home abuse lawyer if someone you know suffered from abuse or neglect in a nursing home.