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Noticed Signs of Neglect?

Acting quickly upon noticing any signs of neglect is important.
Intervening as early as possible can help your loved one avoid further injury.

What is Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse is a serious situation that occurs when a patient or resident in a nursing home is abused in some way while under the facility's care.

Results of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse at a nursing home may have a tremendous impact on the victim in a number of different ways. It may cause physical injury, emotional trauma and financial losses.

What is Emotional Abuse?

Abusive conduct does not always have to be physical in nature. Emotional or psychological abuse can be just as detrimental to an elderly person's well-being.

Fighting Nursing Home Abuse

Your best weapon in the fight against nursing home abuse will be a competent lawyer with the experience and resources to represent your interests.

They Deserve Respect and Dignity!

Our elderly loved ones deserve to be treated with respect and dignity. When this does not occur, serious physical injuries and emotional trauma may result.

Bed Sores

Bed Sores

Bedsores, often referred to as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, may be a sign of neglect in a nursing home. When a patient is confined to a bed and cannot... Read more

Burns

Burns

Burns and a number of other physical injuries may be associated with elder abuse or nursing home abuse. It is typically warranted to suspect that elder abuse has occurred if... Read more

Dehydration

Dehydration

Dehydration may occur as a result of neglect or due to intentional misconduct, as a form of physical abuse. Regardless of the particular situation, if you believe that your elderly... Read more

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Not all elder abuse is physical in nature. Emotional abuse is just as serious of a situation as physical abuse and may impact an elderly person in a number of... Read more

Infections

Infections

How are infections related to nursing home negligence? By definition, negligence is a failure to provide a standard or reasonable level of care, resulting in injury to another person. Infections... Read more

Involuntary Seclusion

Involuntary Seclusion

Involuntary seclusion is a type of nursing home abuse that occurs when an elderly patient is secluded and confined or restrained against his or her will. Seclusion and restraint should... Read more

Malnutrition

Malnutrition

An elderly person will typically seek the assistance of a nursing home when he or she can no longer safely care for him or herself. It is the nursing home's... Read more

Physical Abuse

Physical Abuse

Physical abuse is a common form of elder abuse that may occur in nursing homes throughout Georgia. Physical abuse in this sense is defined as using physical force against an... Read more

Psychological Abuse

Psychological Abuse

Psychological abuse is a form of elder abuse that involves inflicting pain, stress and emotional trauma without actually physically abusing the elderly person. Read more

Sexual Abuse

Sexual Abuse

Do you believe that your elderly loved one has been exposed to some form of sexual abuse while at a Georgia nursing home or assisted living facility? Michael H. Cummings... Read more

Verbal Abuse

Verbal Abuse

Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is a far more common occurrence than we would like to assume. Not all of this abuse is physical in nature; verbal abuse may have extremely... Read more

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

At times, nursing home abuse or negligence may be so severe that it will lead to the wrongful death of an elderly patient or resident. If you have lost a... Read more