It’s never an easy choice to move someone you love into a nursing home, but when you make that choice you’re putting a lot of trust in the people who run the facility.
The good news is that nursing homes have a legal duty to protect the safety and health of the people who live there. Still, some of these facilities break that responsibility from time to time. When that happens, neglect and even abuse of residents ensues.
If you are worried that a loved one may be suffering from elder abuse, then here is what you should be on the lookout for and what you can do to ensure they’re safe.The Rights of Nursing Home Patients
Every patient [...]