What to Do About Nursing Home Resident Neglect

If you suspect someone has been subject to Nursing Home neglect or abuse make sure to call the Illinois Department on Aging hotline at 866-800-1409.

You may also contact the nursing home ombudsman in the county in question.

What does Nursing home abuse and neglect look like?

It may involve inadequate nutrition or fluid intake;

Dirty or unsafe facilities;

Resident falls;

Medication problems;

Residents leaving the premises without supervision;

Use of physical restraints without medical necessity;

Failure to meet government rules; or

Failure to provide reasonable care to protect the residents.

If you think something may be wrong in the nursing facility make sure to contact the Illinois Department on Aging, and contact the lawyers at Williams and Swee to discuss your options.

All cases are taken on a contingent fee basis. We only get paid if you recover. Call 309-827-4371.