As a parent, it is devastating to learn that your child suffered from an injury at birth that will affect him or her permanently. Birth injuries are serious, and they can be both financially and emotionally devastating for an Illinois family.
Sadly, abuse and neglect of nursing home residents happens far too often. Even though you probably can't predict whether the home you chose to care for your loved one will fail to provide the level of care you expected, you can keep an eye out for anything suspicious.
Parents planning a family rarely have as much excitement as when they first discover they are pregnant. The excitement often shifts to normal concerns like having a healthy pregnancy, making sure the baby is developing appropriately and creating a birth plan.
As relatives age, many families opt to allow nursing homes to provide these relatives with necessary physical care and emotional support. Oftentimes, nursing facilities are the best possible option for aging or ill relatives. However, there are also times when these facilities fall short.