Nursing Home Abuse

elderly womanCases of nursing home abuse by trusted care providers in the United States should not happen. Patients who live in nursing homes deserve the best level of treatment and you deserve to know your loved one is cared for in a compassionate manner. We are ready to help you if you suspect that someone you love is a victim of nursing home abuse in South Carolina.

Physical Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

  • Open wounds or cuts
  • Welts or bruises
  • Bedsores
  • Sudden weight gain or sudden weight loss
  • Bruises suggesting the use of restraints
  • Lice, fleas, bed bugs or dirt on a resident’s body or in the resident’s room
  • Urine or fecal smells
  • Unusually pale skin coloring
  • Poor hygiene

Signs of a Careless Nursing Home Staff:

  • A nursing home resident’s medication dosage changes suddenly.
  • The temperature at the nursing home is too cold or too hot.
  • A caregiver cannot properly explain a resident’s physical condition.
  • A resident is allowed to leave the nursing home due to inadequate supervision.
  • The nursing home staff won’t let family see a resident alone.

To learn more about what we can do for you in Greenville, Anderson, Pickens, Laurens, Spartanburg, and other surrounding areas of Upstate South Carolina please contact Hunter W. Morris, LLC. Our telephone number is 864-679-9999 or 855.679.9997 (toll free).