Any kind of elder abuse is entirely inappropriate. More specifically, assisted living facility abuse can be seen through several signs. Keep reading this blog and give our firm today to learn more. If you and or a loved one is facing this kind of abuse or any, you will need to hire the services of a skilled California assisted living facility abuse lawyer.
What are the signs of assisted living facility abuse?
Our firm has unfortunately witnessed several instances of assisted living facility abuse. In some cases, 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 number of different signs of abuse that everyone should look out for. By looking out for these signs of abuse, you can potentially even save someone’s life. Some of the most common signs of abuse that can our firm has witnessed in an assisted living facility include the following:
- Complaints of dangerous assisted living conditions
- Sudden unexplained changes in behavior
- Showing symptoms of nervousness around certain staff members, or otherwise outright complaining about specific staff members
- Bruises or cuts
- Cash or certain other possessions going missing
Do not hesitate to reach out to our firm today if you believe that you or a loved one has experienced this kind of abuse. It is essential that you act right away to ensure that there is no additional harm done. Give us a call today to get started. Our legal team is on your side no matter what you are and your loved one are going through.
What steps should I take if I suspect assisted living facility abuse?
If you think that an incident of assisted living abuse is happening to you or a loved one, you must report the incident(s) right away. 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 further questions about assisted living facility abuse cases or what you should do if you have a potential case, do not hesitate to reach out to 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 are just one call away.
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.