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NURSING HOME ABUSE ATTORNEY IN POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA

Nursing Home Abuse in Florida

 

In Florida, there are certain guidelines that a nursing home or assisted living facility must meet in order to comply with the minimum standards of treatment. These laws were enacted to provide health and safety to the nursing home residents in Florida.

 

The transition to assisted living can be difficult for the person needing the care as well as their family. Nursing homes can be held responsible for a resident’s subsequent health complications that are a result of abuse or neglect.

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse:

  • Scrathces 

  • Bruises

  • Fractures

  • Unexplained Bleeding or Cuts

Common Types of Nursing Home Neglect:

  • Bed Sores from Failing to Properly Turn Residents

  • Dehydration

  • Malnourishment

  • Unexplained diseases or infections

  • Undocumented or Repeated Falls

  • Medication Errors

 

The abuse or neglect of an assisted living facility can cause serious strain on an individual and their family. Please call our firm 24/7 or fill out the form below to see what type of compensation that you may be entitled to.

 

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