The care and supervision of our mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, and other loved ones are entrusted with nursing homes, assisted living facilities and managed care facilities throughout Ohio.
While most of these professional care centers provide excellent care, supervision, and quality of life, some nursing homes are not worthy of that trust. It’s a reality that a loved one may become a victim of unexplained injuries, verbal abuse, physical abuse, substandard care, neglect or worse, unexpected death.
Nursing homes and managed care facilities are highly regulated operations. There are specific rules and requirements in place to protect residents and patients. These facilities must satisfy these requirements. However, not all do.
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Falls, broken bones, fractures and other injuries occur because staff members do not receive the proper certifications and training. Poor hiring practices may result in some facilities retaining staff members with a history of neglect, abuse and carelessness. Sexual assaults by other residents or employees at the care facility are unthinkable acts but they do happen.
These are just a few examples of what can occur in these nursing home and care facilities. Your loved one deserves the respect and dignity that comes with proper care. A level of service that falls short of that requires action.
Read Our Nursing Home Abuse Book
This Ohio nursing home abuse book was written by our nursing home abuse lawyers at Slater and Zurz LLP.
If you or a loved one is being victimized by nursing home abuse or neglect, this book provides helpful information about what to look for and useful resources of where you can find help.
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Examples of Nursing Home Abuse
- Dehydration and Malnutrition
- Unsanitary Conditions
- Physical and Verbal Abuse
- Falls and Broken Bones
- Financial Abuse
- Medication Errors
- Sudden Death
Review Ohio Nursing Home Abuse Laws
Do you have questions about nursing home abuse laws in Ohio? If so, this article will get you up to speed on state specific laws and statutes.
Learn About The Ohio Ombudsman
Did you know Ohio has a program specifically designed to advocate for the rights of those who are currently receiving long-term (LTC) care services, those who have received them in the past or those who expect to receive them in the future? The program includes individuals in nursing homes, residential care (assisted living) facilities and other adult care facilities as well as those receiving in-home services and community-based care.
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