The signs of physical elder abuse are not always obvious, especially given the nature of nursing home care. It is important to know how to recognize any clues pointing to potential nursing home abuse so that you can take action against it. Common Signs of Physical Abuse or Neglect of Elders The more common signs of abuse include: Bruises Cigarette… Continue Reading.
When you put an elder in the care of someone else, you want them to have the proper care. Elder abuse is more common than one would expect. Many elders feel that they can’t talk about any improper behavior as they feel more of their freedoms will be taken away or that they will suffer even worse consequences. Though a… Continue Reading.
If you have a loved one at a nursing home or assisted living facility who continuously falls, that shows a pattern in negligence at that facility. DO NOT WAIT until your loved one has an extreme or fatal fall to contact a lawyer. 00 Call Needham Kepner & Fish at 408-956-6949 or visit our website at https://www.nkf-law.com/
When an elderly individual slips and falls, the resulting injuries can range from minor bumps or bruises to more serious injuries, including broken bones and even traumatic brain injuries. Studies show that even minor falls which produce non-serious injuries can cause even active elderly individuals to be fearful of another fall. This may cause them to reduce or avoid activities… Continue Reading.
If you are placing your mother, father, or loved-one in an elderly facility, make sure the security at the facility is excellent. Is there a sign-in book? Does someone ask who you are? Or can you just walk in? It is extremely important to be mindful of the security at the facility; protecting your loved-one from people walking into the… Continue Reading.