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Queens Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer

Evaluating Nursing Homes in Queens, New York

When you put a loved one in a nursing home, you expect treatment and care that you simply cannot provide at home. But how do you know that your loved one is receiving that care?

Selecting a nursing home that is best suited for your loved one's needs is not an easy process.

Queens has numerous nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Nursing homes in Queens with higher numbers of reported deficiencies (as determined by the state Health Department) include those found in:

  • Arverne: Horizon Care Center, Lawerence Nursing Care Center, Resort Nursing Home
  • College Point: Woodcrest Rehabilitation and Residential Health Care Center
  • East Elmhurst: Elmhurst Care Center
  • Far Rockaway: Bishop Charles Waldo Maclean Episcopal Nursing Home, Brookhaven Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Oceanview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Queens Nassau Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
  • Flushing: Cliffside Rehabilitation & Residential Health Care Center, Meadow Park Rehabilitation and Health Center, Union Plaza Care Center, Waterview Nursing Care Center
  • Glen Oaks: New Glen Oaks Nursing Home
  • Jamaica: Highland Care Center, NYS Veterans Home, Silvercrest
  • Middle Village: Dry Harbor Nursing Home
  • Queens Village: Queen of Peace Residence
  • Rockaway Park: Ocean Promenade Nursing Center, Promenade Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
  • Whitestone: Bridge View Nursing Home

There are also nursing homes in Astoria, Bayside, Forest Hills, Jackson Heights, Maspeth and Woodside. For information about complaints and citations regarding a specific nursing home or facility in Queens, check out the individual facilities' profiles on the New York Department of Health's website.

Watching for Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence in Queens Nursing Homes

If a loved one is living in a nursing home in Queens, you need to watch carefully for signs of elder abuse and nursing home neglect.

Neglect in nursing homes often occurs when residents do not receive adequate assistance with:

  • Proper body positioning, which can lead to bedsores
  • Eating and drinking, which can lead to malnutrition and dehydration
  • Bathing or hand washing, which can lead to infection and poor hygiene
  • Going to the bathroom or changing disposable briefs, which can result in residents falling or being left sitting in their own urine and feces
  • Walking, which limits mobility and suggests that care plans are not being followed
  • Participating in other activities, which can lead to isolation and withdrawal

It is important to recognize whether your loved one is receiving the proper care and assistance they need. It is also important to watch for signs of financial abuse, physical abuse, sexual assault and medication errors.

Contact a Queens Nursing Home Negligence Attorney

If you believe that your loved one is not being properly cared for, do not be afraid to speak up and report the Queens facility to governing authorities. To learn more about your rights in situations involving Queens nursing home abuse and negligence, schedule a free consultation with one of the lawyers at Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman. Call 212-750-1200, or contact our office online. We handle nursing home negligence lawsuits throughout New York City, including the Bronx and Brooklyn.

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