Spiros Law Senior Associate, Patricia Gifford, was recently featured on both the River and Valley radio stations in Kankakee, where she answered questions about nursing home abuse and neglect. Patricia specializes in nursing home litigation and medical malpractice, but her primary focus is nursing home litigation. In the interview, she explains the different signs that may indicate nursing home abuse or neglect is occurring. The first sign she mentions is in regards to staffing. If you are visiting and you are having trouble finding a staff member to accommodate your loved one, that is a problem. Next, she mentions the importance of paying attention to the physical signs of abuse or neglect such as; bruising, open sores, weight loss, bed sores, and dirty living conditions. Finally, she states that if your loved one is making complaints about the staff or their living conditions, you must listen to them and take initiative to make sure they are safe and being treated with adequate care.
If you suspect that nursing home abuse or neglect is happening to your loved one, give Patricia and the nursing home abuse attorneys at Spiros Law P.C. a call to discuss your situation at (815) 929-9292. Their experience and drive will help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.
You can listen to Patricia’s full interview here: