Q: What Should You Do When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse in Georgia?
A:If you think that a loved one is being hurt in a Georgia nursing home, it is important to take steps to ensure that a proper investigation is conducted and, most importantly, that your loved one is protected from future abuse.
The steps that you take depend on both the type of abuse and the potential imminent danger. As in any emergency, you should contact the local police via 911 if someone is in immediate physical danger. If you have other concerns about nursing home abuse in Georgia, you should contact the authorities at 1-800-878-6442 or at 404-657-5728 if you are in the Metro Atlanta area.
No matter what type of Georgia nursing home abuse you suspect, it is important to learn about your loved one’s legal rights to live free from abuse. Please read our free report, Nursing Home Negligence, for more information. We also invite you to contact an Atlanta nursing home abuse attorney to discuss the situation. You can reach our Atlanta nursing home injury lawyers at 770.518.1133 or via our online contact form.