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by Jeff Rasansky - September 30, 2012
Jeff Rasansky
Jeff Rasansky, managing partner of Rasansky Law Firm, is an aggressive Dallas personal injury lawyer with 25 years of legal experience.

Signs of nursing home abandonment.

Nursing home abandonment. What does it mean? Simply put, it means that your elder loved one is not receiving the care and attention that he or she needs and deserves. It means that staffers aren’t there to keep your loved one safe, that staffers aren’t there to properly feed or clothe your loved one, that staffers aren’t there to make sure of your loved one’s physical and mental health.

What are the common warning signs and red flags of Texas nursing home abandonment?

  • The bed sheets are soiled or have obviously not been changed.
  • Your loved one is often in a soiled diaper or soiled clothing.
  • The condition of your loved one’s room is vastly different when you stop in without calling first.
  • No one comes to help you when you ring your loved one’s call bell.
  • During an extended stay of several hours, no one checks in on your or loved one.
  • During an extended stay of several hours, your loved one is not offered food or drink.
  • Your loved one is hospitalized for dehydration or malnutrition.
  • Your loved one suffers from bedsores or pressure sores.
  • Your loved one has been found wandering away from the nursing home grounds.
  • Your loved one has suffered a fall or other injury while in the care of a nursing home.

Do you need a Dallas nursing home abandonment attorney? Contact the Rasansky Law Firm today to learn more about your possible case and possible legal options by filling out the short electronic contact for on the top of this page. We offer all of our potential clients a complimentary, private consultation with a lawyer.

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