Why Did We Write This Guide?
Our law firm helps families every day to cope with problems caused by nursing home abuse and neglect. We prepared this guide to help families avoid facilities where their loved one could be at risk of mistreatment and to assist families in moving a loved one to a safer environment if harm has already occurred.
Who Is This Guide For?
We wrote this guide for the thousands of families throughout Illinois who face the difficult decision of whether to move a father, mother or other elderly relative into a nursing home. This guide can help families to find a facility that will respect their loved one’s rights and provide the care and attention he or she deserves.
How To Use This Guide?
You can use this guide to identify the right nursing home for your family. You can also learn how to recognize and respond to abuse and neglect, including reporting it, taking legal action and, ultimately, finding a new home for your loved one.