Atlanta Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Lawyers
Several thousand Atlanta residents now live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities.
Many families make the agonizing decision to place loved ones in nursing homes and assisted living facilities with the hope that that loved one will enjoy comfort, rest, and care. Unfortunately, many facilities to not fulfill such hope. Most nursing homes in Georgia are owned or operated by for-profit companies that are motivated by profits instead of the needs of residents. In order to save money, operators of facilities cut corners and expenses. As a result, nursing home workers often lack the required training and do not have the proper attitude of a true caregiver.
After placing a loved one in the care of a nursing home or an assisted living facility, most families do not think twice that their loved one will be cared for. Sadly, it is an unfortunate fact that nursing home neglect and abuse are on the rise in Georgia. Nursing homes, owners, and staff should be held accountable for the injuries caused by abuse or neglect.