In an ideal world, all families would have the time and money to care personally for their elderly parents and loved ones. However, the realities of modern life often require families to rely on nursing homes and assisted living facilities to look after their elder relatives. The goal of nursing home care is to provide personalized and professional attention to elderly citizens who cannot otherwise fully care for themselves.
Today, large corporations own many of our nursing homes. Unfortunately, many of these corporations prioritize earning profits rather than providing adequate and quality care. Given this fact, many nursing homes are understaffed, overpopulated and poorly supervised. This means that some elderly residents may not receive the focused and specialized care that they require. There is also an increased possibility that an elderly person will become the victim of nursing home negligence. This negligence may occur in many different ways, some of which include:
At Sweeney Merrigan Law, we are completely dedicated to defending the rights of the elderly. If you have an elderly friend or relative that you suspect has been the victim of nursing home negligence, contact Sweeney Merrigan Law today at 617-391-9001. Our team will immediately investigate your claim and take every step necessary to ensure that your loved ones receive both the treatment and respect that they deserve.