If your loved one has suffered an injury or medical setback in a nursing home, inadequate staffing may be to blame. The attorneys at DeLuca & Weizenbaum have extensive experience handling nursing home negligence cases and can help you explore your legal options.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 888-876-9415 to speak with an experienced Rhode Island understaffed nursing home attorney.
Inadequate Staffing and Training in Nursing Homes
Federal law requires nursing homes to "Provide sufficient staff and services to maintain the highest possible level of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident." Most nursing homes are for-profit facilities and too many cut corners in staffing to save money and increase profits. There is a clear link between the amount of hours of RN, LPN and nursing assistant care residents receive and the well-being of residents. When the staff is thin, they simply cannot attend to the substantial needs of elderly nursing home residents.
Federal law also requires nursing homes to provide nursing assistants with a minimum of 75 hours of training. When nursing homes fail to meet these standards, it is the residents who are left to suffer. Inadequate staffing and training lead to:
Our lawyers have successfully handled numerous nursing home negligence cases and know how to identify patterns of abuse and neglect in nursing home care. If we determine your loved one suffered due to inadequate staffing, we are prepared to pursue justice and compensation.
Contact Us · Providence Inadequate Nursing Home Staffing Attorney
Contact us online or by telephone at 888-876-9415 to speak with an experienced Rhode Island nursing home negligence attorney. Our offices are conveniently located right off Interstate 95 in Providence with ample parking available. We are available to schedule evening and weekend appointments if necessary, and we can travel to your home or hospital if you cannot come to our office due to your injuries.