Wandering Off

When Residents Wander Off From a Nursing Home

A nursing home resident who wanders off is vulnerable to a wide range of dangers. Nursing homes are obligated to make sure their residents stay within the safety and care of the institution, but all too often, fail to meet this obligation. If your loved one has been injured due to wandering off a nursing home premises, it is important to have an experienced attorney at your side.

The Columbus, Ohio, attorneys at The Donahey Law Firm represent people who have been injured by wandering off (elopement) and other forms of nursing home neglect. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured due to nursing home negligence, contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable lawyer.

Failure to Monitor Patients

Many wandering off injuries are the result of a nursing home staff's failure to monitor patients. This can be a result of understaffing or inadequate training on the part of the nursing home, or the negligence of individual staff members.

When nursing home residents stray from the premises, they are at risk of a wide range of dangers, including:

Our lawyers have the experience, skill and resources to obtain the facts in nursing home negligence cases and to determine who was at fault. We will work diligently to help you or your loved one obtain the compensation you need and deserve.

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If you or your loved one has suffered an injury due to wandering off from a nursing home, please contact us to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our experienced Columbus, Ohio nursing home neglect attorneys.