Common Ailments in Nursing Home Abuse

Common Ailments in Nursing Home Abuse

Given how the immune system gradually deteriorates over time, senior citizens are more vulnerable to certain ailments; from physical injuries to illnesses and infections.

This includes common problems like pneumonia and the flu, however, many of these ailments are still preventable and can be treated successfully with proper medical care.

Unfortunately, nursing home abuse and neglect not only can exacerbate these common ailments; they can cause these ailments in the first place.

Our experienced attorneys provide representation for the families of nursing home and elder care facility residents who have been harmed by abuse or neglect. Please contact us at the law firm of Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C., located in Corpus Christi and McAllen, Texas at 844-426-3000.

Common Ailments in Nursing Home Abuse

Common ailments in nursing home abuse may include:

  • Bedsores
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Broken bones
  • Dehydration
  • Malnutrition
  • Pneumonia
  • Hypertension
  • Contractures
  • Urinary tract infections

Texas nursing homes are supposed to provide prompt and professional nursing care to their residents. Since most of these facilities have doctors on call, patients should not have to suffer or wait for treatment.

If you feel your loved one is being mistreated or abused, it is important to speak with an experienced advocate immediately.

Contact Your Corpus Christi Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

For more information regarding nursing home abuse and what you can do to stop the mistreatment, please contact us at Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C. Call our Corpus Christi office or McAllen office for a free consultation today.