Nursing Home Alienation Attorney
Washington Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers: (888) 832-7465
As our loved ones age, it may sometimes be necessary to entrust a nursing
home or facility with their care. The decision is difficult for many families,
but it is often a better solution because professionals in a nursing care
facility are always available to make sure your loved one's needs
are met. But when caregivers or nursing home staff abuse your trust and
alienate your loved one, it can be infuriating. If your elderly loved
one has suffered from alienation or isolation by nursing home staff, it
is important that you seek justice immediately.
Talk to our team of Washington nursing home abuse attorneys at Schroeter
Goldmark & Bender. We believe in holding negligent individuals and
companies accountable for their failure to protect the people they are
supposed to. We bring to each case our aggressive advocacy and commitment
to the best possible outcome.
Know the Signs of Alienation/Isolation
In a nursing home setting, alienation or isolation occurs when staff attempt
to socially isolate elderly patients from families and friends. This is
a form of psychological and
emotional abuse, and perpetrators often do this in order to manipulate or exploit the
patients for their own gain. It is important that you are aware of signs
of abuse, including whether your loved one is suffering from alienation
Signs of alienation or social isolation include:
- Constant agitation
- Lack of communication with family
- Bizarre behavior including constant rocking or biting
- Abrupt change in a patient's normal behavior and demeanor
If you notice any of these symptoms or similar behavior, it is important
that you contact a nursing home abuse lawyer in Washington immediately.
We can help remove your loved one from this abusive setting and file a
claim to hold the negligent parties responsible.