What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Maryland Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

When you entrust someone else with your loved one’s care, discovering signs of nursing home abuse or neglect can be heartbreaking. But taking the right steps can help stop the abuse and protect your loved one’s health and legal rights. At ChasenBoscolo, our Maryland nursing home abuse lawyers are here to help end the abuse and hold the people responsible for your loved one’s harm accountable for their negligence.Don’t wait to take legal action if your family member is suffering due to abuse or neglect at a nursing home or long-term care facility. Our Maryland nursing home attorneys have the knowledge and resources to help ensure the best possible results for your family, and our 24/7 team is ready to assist you. Dial (800) 322-3380 or complete our free online form to get help today.

Reporting Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in Maryland

If your loved one is in a life-threatening situation or facing immediate danger, dial 911. In non-emergency situations, take these steps to report nursing home abuse or neglect:

    • Contact the Maryland Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ)
      The Long-Term Care Unit of the OHCQ enforces state and federal regulations for nursing homes and long-term care facilities. The OHCQ investigates complaints of suspected elder abuse and neglect and can assist families and attorneys with civil and criminal prosecution of negligent nursing staff.You can file a complaint online or dial one of the following numbers to report suspected abuse or neglect at a healthcare facility:

      • Nursing Homes: (410) 402-8108 or toll-free (877) 402-8219
      • Hospitals: (410) 402-8000 or toll-free (877) 402-8218
      • Assisted Living: (410) 402-8217 or toll-free (877) 402-8221
      • Home Health Agencies, Hospices or Residential Service Agencies: (410) 402-8040 or toll-free (877) 402-6005
      • Adult Day Care: (410) 402-8201 or toll-free (877) 402-8219

 

    • Talk to the Maryland Long-Term Care Ombudsman in Your County
      Long-term care ombudsmen from the Maryland Department of Aging advocate on behalf of residents of nursing homes, care homes and assisted living facilities. Click here to find the ombudsman serving the county where your loved one resides.

 

  • Contact ChasenBoscolo
    At ChasenBoscolo, we’re here to stop harm caused by abusive or negligent nursing staff. We’ll investigate your complaints and help prevent future abuse to your loved one and other residents. Let us protect your family’s rights—dial (800) 322-3380 or complete a free online form today.

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