Any type of elder abuse is completely unacceptable. In particular, assisted living facility abuse can be detected through various signs. Continue reading this blog and reach out to our firm today to learn more. If you and or a loved one is facing this type of abuse or any, you will need to retain the services of an experienced California assisted living facility abuse lawyer.
What are the signs of assisted living facility abuse?
Unfortunately, our legal team has witnessed several examples of assisted living facility abuse. In some instances, those living in these facilities face abuse and neglect. If you feel that your loved one is facing abuse, it is important that you acknowledge them and are prepared to take the appropriate steps to be sure that your loved one is safe. There are a variety of different signs of abuse that everyone should look out for. By keeping an eye out for these signs of abuse, you can potentially even save someone’s life. Some of the most typical signs of abuse that can our firm has seen in an assisted living facility include:
- Sudden unexplained changes in behavior
- Complaints of hazardous assisted living conditions
- Showing signs of nervousness around certain staff members, or otherwise outright complaining about certain staff members
- Bruises or cuts
- Cash or certain other possessions going missing
It is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today if you believe that you or a loved one has experienced this kind of abuse. It is crucial that you act right away to ensure that there is no further harm done. Give us a call today to get started. Our legal team is here to help no matter what you are facing.
What should I do if I suspect assisted living facility abuse?
If you believe that an incident of assisted living abuse is occurring to you or a loved one, you must report the incident(s) as soon as possible. The best way to do this is to report the suspected abuse or neglect to the Long-Term Care Ombudsman CRISISline at 1-800-231-4024 or the California Department of Social Services at 1-844-538-8766. If you have any additional questions about assisted living facility abuse cases or what you should do if you have a potential case, it is in your best interest to speak with our skilled California elder abuse lawyers as soon as you can. Our legal team is here to guide you through each step of the process ahead. We look forward to hearing from you.
Contact our experienced California firm
Here at Cowdrey Jenkins, LLP, we have significant experience representing clients through a wide array of elder abuse matters, and we are prepared to assist you as well. Contact us today.