When a family can no longer care for a senior or disabled loved one at home, a nursing home provides a place to ensure that person receives high-quality care. However, in some facilities, residents are at risk of abuse and neglect.
Millions of Americans have experienced senior abuse. Older people are vulnerable to this type of abuse because they experience physical illness, mental decline, and social isolation. They may not be able to report abuse due to fear. Of course, this situation shouldn’t exist at all, but it does.
For those who have experienced abuse in a nursing home, legal recourse is possible. Savannah GA nursing home abuse lawyers at The Eichholz Law Firm provide professional legal representation for injured victims. They are committed to helping abuse victims hold negligent care facilities liable. Below is more information about how older adults can get justice for the abuse they suffered.