the majority of facilities for the elderly do everything possible to
ensure their residents are happy and safe, there are times when
someone will slip through all the safeguards and abuse a resident. If
you suspect that’s happening to your loved one, it’s important to
follow through on what you think could be happening. If there is
home abuse Joliet taking place, you help
to prevent the following from taking place.
The Abuse Will
Likely Get Worse
Abusers rarely tire of their activities
and move on. A more likely scenario is that getting away with the
abuse makes it all the easier to kick things up a notch. The result
can be terrifying for your loved one who feels more pressure to say
nothing and endure what’s happening. Unless someone seeks legal
counsel and an investigation is opened, there’s no telling how bad
the nursing home abuse Joliet will become.
Probably Has Other Victims
Your first thoughts
understandably go toward protecting your loved one. Even as you take
steps to end the nursing home abuse in Joliet that you’ve
uncovered, remember that your efforts could be eliminating abuse that
other residents are enduring. Abusers rarely stick with one victim.
If anything, they feel empowered and entitled to go after as many
residents for as long as they can get away with it. By seeking legal
help and delving deeper into what may be happening, you could be
protecting others as well as your loved one.
person should have to deal with abuse. If you see any signs that
something is not as it should be, call a lawyer. That could be the
first step to finding out what’s going on and stopping the abuse.
Klukas, Manzella & Shell PC or visit
give us at 815-205-8841 to arrange for a consultation.