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A group home can be a option to address the specific living needs of patients who don't have the full physical or mental ability to live on their own, but do not require the acute care of a home. They can offer independence as well as structure and supervision that such an individual would be unable to maintain on his or her own. In these circumstances, accidents and abuse can still occur. Because many residents of group homes possess some degree of mental deficiency, recognizing abuse can be difficult.
Sometimes, When group home staff members must restrain residents, they are obligated to do so in a safe manner. When they fail to meet established standards, helpless special needs residents can be injured and killed.
If you suspect that a loved one has been exposed to neglect or abuse at a group home, the New York Elder Abuse Attorneys at Flanzig and Flanzig are ready to help.