Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

For many families, the idea of their loved one living out their last days in a nursing home can be difficult to live with. However, many take consolation in the knowledge that their relative is receiving the care and respect that they deserve. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous nursing homes don’t give their residents the attention and care that they need, either through simple neglect or direct abuse.

If you or someone you know has a loved one who is currently in a nursing home and may have been the victim of abuse, you should take action against those responsible for this type of unforgivable behavior. Contact the Dallas nursing home abuse lawyers of Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter today at (214) 457-1668 to speak with an experienced legal professional about the details of your case and learn more about whether you may be eligible to pursue compensation for the losses your family and your loved one have suffered.

Signs of Abuse

While it can sometimes be difficult to recognize that your relative has suffered abuse in an assisted living facility, there are a few warning signs you can keep an eye on that may indicate that neglect or abuse has occurred. These include:

  • Bedsores
  • Abrupt changes in mood
  • Inexplicable cuts and bruises
  • Dehydration
  • Abrupt weight loss

These are just some of the many different signs that may indicate that your relative has suffered abuse or neglect at the hands of nursing home staff.

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No one should have to find out that their loved one has been abused by the very people who were entrusted with their care. If you believe that your loved one has suffered abuse or neglect in a nursing home facility, contact Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter today at (214) 457-1668 to speak with a Dallas nursing home abuse lawyer about your situation and learn more about your legal rights and options in this tragic situation.

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