When you or a loved one enters a care home, you expect a professional standard of care. It can come as something of a shock when care received within the home falls below the standard you would expect, perhaps even dangerous — or, even worse, life-threatening.
Unfortunately, there are occasions when the care administered to elderly residents in homes is unacceptable. This can often result in significant distress, pain, and injury for the resident.
If you feel that you have a possible claim for compensation against a care home, get in touch with us as soon as possible. We will listen carefully, take full details of what occurred, and confirm if you have a potential case for compensation.
Although it shouldn’t be the case, the level of care received in care homes throughout the UK does vary considerably. If you have had to contend with any of the following complaints, you could be owed compensation:
If a claim is made due to a poor standard of care which has caused loss (whether to your physical or mental health, and finances), and this can be substantiated, there is a strong likelihood of the achieving full compensation. We’ve successfully fought claims for:
Once compensation is received, it can help the care home resident that has suffered loss in a number of important ways:
If you suffered due to poor treatment or handling in a care home, then do get in touch with our highly skilled and knowledgeable compensation legal team.
Get in touch now and find out how we can help with your case for care home compensation.
Call us on 0800 234 3234 or 0151 321 1000.