Nursing homes undertake a profound duty and make a solemn promise to provide the best care and treatment to those entrusted to them. Unfortunately, some nursing homes do not always provide the best care and treatment to their residents. It can come as a shock to a family to find out that those to whom a loved one is entrusted may have actually caused their loved one harm. When this happens it may be confusing about what to do or how to proceed.
CNN Investigations recently published “this little-discussed issue is more widespread than anyone would imagine.” One family member was quoted saying, “You prepare for a phone call your mother has passed. You don’t prepare for a phone call that your mother has been RAPED.”
READ MORE of the full CNN Investigations report HERE.
At Burke Harvey, we are passionate about protecting our loved ones from suffering abuse, mistreatment or neglect. That is why we have prepared a free eBook to help families identify the signs of nursing home abuse or neglect, and learn what actions they should take if they suspect their loved one is being harmed.