If you or a loved one are facing the consequences of abuse while receiving care in an assisted living facility, do not wait to reach out to our firm today to speak with a dedicated and experienced California assisted living facility abuse lawyer. We are on your side.
What are the signs of assisted living facility abuse?
Unfortunately, our firm has seen several instances of assisted living facility abuse. In some cases, those residing in these facilities encounter abuse and neglect. If you believe that your loved one is facing abuse, it is critical that you recognize them and are ready to take the proper steps to ensure that your loved one is safe. There are a number 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 a life. Some of the most common signs of abuse that can our firm has seen in an assisted living facility include the following:
- Sudden unexplained changes in behavior
- Complaints of dangerous assisted living conditions
- Showing signs of apprehension around certain staff members, or otherwise outright complaining about certain staff members
- Bruises or cuts
- Cash or certain other possessions going missing
Do not wait to reach out to our firm today if you suspect that you or a loved one has experienced this type of abuse. It is imperative 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 think 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 further 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 possible. Our legal team is here to guide you through each step of the process ahead. We are on your side no matter what.
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. No one should have to face the issue of elder abuse on their own. Contact us today to learn more about how we can guide you through each facet of the legal process ahead.