West Union, SC asked in Elder Law, Health Care Law, Military Law and Nursing Home Abuse for South Carolina

Q: My Father was veteran. He’s been at funeral home since Oct 2th without anyone letting the family know what’s going on.

My father was a veteran that had live in nurse aid. None of our family knew this person other than me searching her criminal records. She let him get dehydrated for 5 days which shut his organs down. She was reported to DSS.Not one person has gotten back with family on that. He then went in Oconee hospital(for weeks) then to Piedmont acute for rehabilitation. Piedmont was supposed to be rehab to make him strong enough for chemo and radiation. He was walking when he got to the facility but never walked again. He came home for 3 days and fell so he was sent back to oconee hospital for 2 weeks then back to Piedmont acute rehabilitation as a hospice patient but the people that worked there constantly told us they don’t do hospice. He died at Piedmont Facility one Oct 2nd. Funeral home called me on Oct 2nd letting me know my Dad arrived there. I haven’t gotten another call from then. It’s been a week now he’s still at funeral home. I’ve called them all I get is waiting on Drs.

1 Lawyer Answer
Roy Willey
Roy Willey
  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
  • Charleston, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: I’m unclear on what your exact question is but you should contact an nursing home negligence attorney if you are concerned about the care your father received. So sorry for what you are going through.

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