Nursing Home Abuse
Signs of abuse and neglect can be physical, but the most common Nursing Home Abuse is emotional whether verbal or psychological, when someone insults or uses threats to control a resident, it causes emotional harm.
Bedsores are avoidable pressure ulcers which often develop when a resident is too weak to adjust their body. These may be a result of long static periods of time in a wheelchair or bed.
Many times Nursing Homes understaff their facility to save money. Without adequately trained nurses and certified nursing assistants, your loved one could be the victim of neglect or abuse.