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Nursing Home Abuse Hits Close to Home

The decision to place your loved one in a nursing home can be heart-wrenching. The number of options are overwhelming with many things to consider including cost, amenities, and quality of care. However, after doing your research, you selected the one that best met the medical and day-to-day needs of your family member. So when those entrusted to care for and protect your loved one have failed in their duty it is simply devastating.

Recently it was reported that Golden Living Center in Trussville, Ala., will be closing their doors due to a number of major violations, including at least one instance of sexual abuse. It is also disturbing to note that there were multiple violations over a period of time. (Click HERE and HERE to read more. You can also read a survey of the Department of Health & Human Services HERE.)

Naturally, many of the family members of those in residence at Golden Living Centers or other similar facilities in the area may be concerned about nursing home safety. How do you know your loved one is being cared for properly?

What are the signs?

Learn more about the warning signs of nursing home abuse and neglect HERE.

The lawyers at Burke Harvey have represented nursing home residents and their families for years and have litigated many of these cases in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings. We stand ready to assist you.  Please give us a call or click on the Live Chat button below to connect with one of our attorneys now.