Gloucester County New Jersey Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
Joseph Monaco, 2nd Generation Trial lawyer
Call me at 609-277-3166
If a loved one is a resident in a Gloucester County, New Jersey nursing home or long-term care facility, it is crucial that you know the signs of elder abuse or neglect. Being aware of what is going on will help protect your loved one who may not be able to protect herself. Solely relying on the nursing home staff often puts residents in danger as many facilities put profits ahead of safety. If a nursing home or other long-term care facility has harmed a loved one, call me, Joseph Monaco, Gloucester County Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer, to learn how I can help those who cannot help themselves.
Signs of Gloucester County Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect:
- Bruising from falls or assault
- Changed behavior including depression and anxiety from abuse
- Malnutrition and dehydration
- Bedsores (pressure ulcers)
- Financial exploitation
- Rapid weight loss
- Improper staffing levels
- Communication issues with staff
- Unreasonable physical restraint
- Unsanitary conditions
Nursing home abuse and neglect are rarely reported to the proper authorities. Many residents are unable to communicate their abuse, or may fear retaliation if they do report the abuse or neglect. Residents become very dependent on their caregivers emotionally and physically leading to manipulation including demands for silence. If you believe physical injuries have occurred, you should report the matter to the proper authorities and work towards a change of facilities. Call me Toll-Free at 855-Joe-Legal for a Free Consultation offering my over 25 years of experience as a New Jersey Trial Lawyer.