What is Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse?

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What is nursing home neglect or abuse?

What is Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse?

Nursing home neglect and abuse is defined as a situation when the nursing home caretakers consciously ignore the needs of an elder resident. Neglect can happen in various ways including:
- Residents of nursing homes can be left alone too long or be underfed.
- Residents can have their medical needs uncared for or appropriately monitored.
- Physical or sexual abuse of the elderly by nursing home staff.

If you believe your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse, it's advisable to contact an attorney to review your case.



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