Georgia Nursing Home Abuse Blog

on August 14th, 2020

Different Types of Nursing Home Abuse

When we entrust a Georgia nursing home or long-term care facility with our elderly loved ones, we expect nothing less than the best care from their staff and administrators. Unfortunately, instances of nursing home abuse happen far more frequently than many people realize. There are many different forms of nursing home abuse, and it is…

on July 4th, 2020

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

When we entrust a nursing home or long-term care facility with the care of our elderly loved one, we expect that the home will provide nothing less than top-tier care. Sadly, nursing home abuse happens every day in facilities around the Atlanta area — even in some of the top-rated nursing homes in the state.…

on March 20th, 2020

What You Should Know About Nursing Home Abuse

When you place a loved one in the care of a nursing home, you expect your loved one to receive quality care and friendly treatment. The last thing you expect is that your loved one may be mistreated by his or her caregivers. Unfortunately, there are many cases of physical, emotional, and sexual elder abuse…

on March 8th, 2020

What are the Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

Millions of our elderly loved ones live in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Georgia and throughout the United States. We expect that our family members will be treated with love and respect in these facilities, but unfortunately our elderly are treated with neglect far more often than most people realize. Nursing home neglect…

on January 24th, 2020

What You Need to Know About Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Sadly, some of our most vulnerable loved ones are at the highest risk of being harmed by negligence and abuse. This includes elder friends and family members who live in nursing homes and other care facilities. It is important for everyone to know the signs of elder abuse and neglect in order to advocate for…

on March 22nd, 2019

Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in Georgia

The decision for a loved one to be placed in a nursing home or assisted living facility can be a difficult one. Unfortunately, even with copious amounts of research, the nursing home chosen can still have issues and abuse your loved one. If you think that a loved one is being abused at a nursing…

on July 17th, 2018

What to Do If You Suspect Elder Abuse

When we get old or ill, we rely on others to take care of us. Having the limitations of old age can be frustrating, especially when we have to lean on our family, friends, or professional caretakers, in order to do our daily activities. While most people would never even dream of taking advantage of…

on May 26th, 2018

Nursing Home Overmedication

Some nursing home residents may require additional assistance with everyday grooming and general tasks. Most nursing home caregivers are well trained to meet these needs with care and compassion. However, in some nursing homes, residents who need additional assistance may be seen as problem cases to be dealt with and kept in line, sometimes by…

on March 30th, 2018

Tips to Consider When Choosing a Nursing Home

Taking some time to choose a nursing home is very important. There are many factors that should be considered when making the choice in order to receive quality care and to ensure that the person enrolling as a resident is not mistreated or subjected to elder abuse. Before settling on a nursing home, you should…

on January 30th, 2018

Liability for Nursing Home Abuse by Other Patients

When people talk about nursing home abuse, they are often referring to the neglect and abuse of nursing home residents by nursing home staff. The direct actions of staff members can cause physical, emotional, and financial injury to residents who are not generally in a position to fight back or protect themselves. Unfortunately, nursing home…

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