If you have a loved one living in a nursing home in the Philadelphia area,
it is important to know the signs of
nursing home abuse. When you know what to look for, you can take immediate action as soon as
signs of nursing home abuse become apparent, helping protect your loved one against further mistreatment
and providing your family with the compensation you deserve.
Signs of physical and sexual nursing home abuse may include:
- Burns, broken bones, and other unexplained injuries
- Bleeding around the genitals or anus
- Sexually transmitted disease
Additional signs of nursing home abuse include visible fear or discomfort
around nursing home staff, a withdrawal from the nursing home community,
and the adoption of unusual behaviors such as rocking or nail biting.