Nursing home abuse
A nursing home is a shelter that provides
care givers, nursing aid and related services for residents who
require medical or nursing aid, rehabilitation for the injured ones,
or sick persons and other health related services.
Although nursing home by its nature will
limits a person's lifestyle and personal privacy. But they should
expect high standard quality service and compassionate care from
A certain group and the state created a
laws to protect residents in all nursing aids. For residents that are
under authority for health care and rehabilitation; those who are
incapable of making decisions are all recognized by the law that may
exercise the resident's rights.
Federal law requires that nursing homes
must meet the basic standards for quality of life for each individual
residents and for provision of activities and services. There are
several specific rights guaranteed by the authority.
Some signs of nursing home abuse are:
* Pressure Sores / Bed Sores
* Dry Skin
* Chapped Lips
* Unexplained Weight Loss
* Inability to Eat
* Falls / Broken Bones
* Excessive Bruising
* Verbal Abuse
* Physical Abuse.
For any of these states happen or seen
from a nursing aid immediately investigate and get a nursing home
abuse attorney for possible claims.