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Dealing With the Aftermath of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

Jan 10, 2018 | Nursing Home Abuse

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Finding out that your loved one was abused or neglected while living in a nursing home is devastating. In addition to being concerned about your loved one’s well-being and mental health, you may feel angry and betrayed by the nursing home staff who promised to look after them.

At Stewart & Stewart, we know that many families seek compensation after learning that their loved ones were harmed at nursing facilities, and an Indiana nursing home abuse lawyer is here to help with that process.

We also know that families often struggle with the aftermath on an emotional level. Children, spouses, and siblings may feel guilty for the abuse or neglect their loved ones suffered, while the residents themselves may need to heal physically, mentally, and emotionally from the ordeals they experienced.

Although dealing with the aftermath of nursing home abuse is never easy, you can begin to find peace of mind by following these steps:

  • Transferring your loved one to a different facility – It’s important to move your loved one to a new facility as soon as possible if they suffered abuse or neglect at a nursing home.
  • Recognizing it isn’t your fault or your loved one’s fault – Remember that the blame lies solely on the nursing home staff members who were supposed to provide care—not you, your family members, or your loved one.

Our legal team has helped many families during this difficult process, and we know how traumatic it can be for everyone involved. It’s our goal to help you and your loved one move forward after nursing home abuse, so contact us for a free consultation 

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