Nursing Home Injuries

No one should suffer abuse or neglect. If a loved one has been injured, call Darnail Lyles immediately.

Signs of Abuse

  • Untreated bed sores
  • Open wounds, cuts, bruises, or welts
  • Torn clothing or broken personal items
  • Bruises in a pattern that would suggest restraints
  • Excessive and sudden weight loss
  • Fleas, lice, dirt on elder or in elder's room
  • Abnormally pale complexion
  • Fecal/urine odors
  • Poor personal hygiene or other unattended health problems
  • Overmedication

Signs of a Careless Staff

A careless staff can often suggest a situation that is prone to neglect and abuse.

  • Lack of proper heating or cooling in nursing home
  • Caregiver's inability to explain elder's condition
  • Caregiver's refusal to allow visitors to see elder alone
  • Caregiver's allowing elder to wandering off the premises
  • Sudden change in elder's medication

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