The rehab refused to let us see or speak to her. She was there only 2 weeks as we insisted on bringing her home. The rehab said we wouldn't be able to care for her, she was COVID and would have to wait. Only the fact that she got an infection and had to be rushed to emergency we were able to... Read more »
answered on Feb 5, 2022
Take her to a doctor for a thorough examination and professional documentation of her injuries. Call the police and report suspected Elder Abuse. Talk to an attorney about a possible lawsuit.
Also my mom was in a nursing home when she contracted covid-19. She died from complications of covid 11/14/20. They were under stay at home orders so no visitors were allowed. An employee brought covid into the nursing home. What are my options in sueing this nursing home.
answered on Jan 13, 2021
The trustee and his or her attorney most likely are not returning your calls because they do not represent YOU. YOU need to hire a trust administration attorney to represent YOU. It could be that you simply don't know the right questions to ask and what information you are entitled to. A... Read more »
My mother has been living in a senior living apartment home as a tenant. Three days ago, she slipped on the floor in the bathroom and pulled her emergency cord that is supposed to directly ring the local fire department for emergency help. However, after she pulled the cord for 30 minutes, no help... Read more »
answered on Nov 24, 2020
Contact an attorney. Do you have any evidence that the Landlord knew that the cord didn't work. They should have some policies in place to avoid such a situation. Like a weekly test of the system, etc..
I'm a caregiver in an assisted living facility. Back in July 2020, one of the residents (in her 80's) mentioned about her vacant home and asked me if I wanted to lease it. I answered yes but told her my current lease ends November 30, 2020. She said her friend (her trust administrator)... Read more »
answered on Sep 19, 2020
Because of your position as a caregiver, any transaction that you have with one of your charges will have, at least, an "appearance" of impropriety or overreaching by you. This is whether the transaction is in fact, disadvantageous to the charge or not. On the other hand, if you are... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2020
There are attorneys who specialize in nursing home litigation. That is what you should be seeking. If that is not a category, then you can find one doing a search on DuckDuckGo.com (which doesn't track you the way g***le does).
My grandmas conservator is abusing her I have been watching her recklessly spend 200,000 plus dollars but mostly they have almost killed her. She over the past year has fallen many times . She has broken many bones. The latest fall fractured her hip in many places and broke her arm in half. I... Read more »
answered on Oct 5, 2019
Contact your local Adult Protective Services office and also hire a different attorney.
answered on Mar 25, 2019
A petition is the first document filed with the court that initiates a probate case. It is like a complaint in a civil case.
A motion is filed within a probate case that seeks some specific relief.
Linda was a patient at Kaiser in Sacramento from Sept 24, 2017 till the beginning of June 2018. The beginning of June, Kaiser discharged Linda without my consent and without my knowledge to a care facility in Oakland, CA. Kaiser did not contact me about her discharge nor ask me where I wanted her... Read more »
answered on Nov 27, 2018
You should be asking Kaiser and the care facility in Oakland these questions.
can't remember how she got them. Would this sink any case I brought against the nursing home?
answered on Oct 6, 2018
No it’s not necessary if she remembers how she got the sores. In most cases involving a lawsuit against a nursing home the person isn’t able to remember or has unfortunately passed away. The most important piece of evidence will be your mom’s medical records from the facility and what they say.
answered on Sep 21, 2018
Whatever the resident needs to prevent them from falling because there is no one size fits all solution to falls. State and federal regulations require the nursing home to provide the care and assistance needed by the resident to meet their needs. Sometimes bed alarms work. Sometimes they... Read more »
I have become handicapped in this time, there is alot of abuse verbal and physical I have nothing he has taken everything from me
answered on Aug 27, 2018
I advise you reach out to Adult Protective Services:
And if you reside in the same home, it's probably an eviction action that he'll need to pursue. If you aren't married, you'll want to consult with an elder law attorney for options.
answered on Jun 5, 2018
It depends. If the nursing home resident is living, then usually that person is the only person who can bring a suit for nursing home neglect or abuse. If the person has died as a result of poor treatment, and there is a case for wrongful death, then California law requires that certain heirs be... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2018
1. If her dementia is severe enough, you could apply to the court to become her conservator. 2. You could report suspected elder abuse/neglect to the appropriate agency in the county in which it happened.
I had concerns about one my previous caregivers and asked my mentally disabled elderly client questions. One of my questions was "Has the caregiver ever made you feel uncomfortable in the shower?". The client answered yes and said the caregiver was messing with her "down there"... Read more »
answered on Apr 19, 2018
more info needed
in my opinion that was not coaching but rather concern for the well being of someone that may not be able to take care of themselves
answered on Nov 15, 2017
Absolutely. You should contact an experienced personal injury attorney who has experience in Elder/Nursing home abuse cases. The consultation should be for free. Good luck!
answered on Sep 29, 2017
First and foremost, make sure her caretakers know about it so she can get appropriate treatment. From a liability standpoint, more facts would need to be known. Developing a bed sore in of itself doesn't mean someone was negligent. It can happen under the best of circumstances. How it... Read more »
My son has been physically abuse by the father whom got custody of him at age of 7. My son is 17 and finally disclose the abuse, he would like to get a protection order for himself. Is that possible? Could it be granted for a 17 years old? Do I, his mother can file one and put him on it ? Please... Read more »
answered on Aug 13, 2017
He can report such abuse to CPS and the police. You can also file for custody rights and a restraining order on his behalf if you have legal custody rights. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney... Read more »
The already given me some copies without waiting 72 hours and without paying for them now that I want access to all of them they're trying to tell me I need power of attorney or they won't provide me the copies
answered on Jun 30, 2017
Ask them why if you have a hipaa form. Then contact the state body that regulates nursing homes. Contact a member of CAOC that handles nursing home issues.
answered on Jun 16, 2017
If you mean report the abuse, yes. There is a good overview of the subject at: http://www.canhr.org/factsheets/nh_fs/html/fs_NH_complaint.htm
answered on May 26, 2017
Under most circumstances, you would do both, and also consult an attorney. There is a good overview of the subject at: http://www.canhr.org/factsheets/nh_fs/html/fs_NH_complaint.htm Feel free to contact me if you need a referral to an attorney.
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