Tomball, TX – Elderly Woman Suffers Abuse in Grace Care Northpointe Center on Northpointe Blvd
Tomball, TX (October 16, 2019) – A 93-year-old victim suffered extensive abuse at the Grace Care Northpointe Center in Tomball.
On October 4, it came to light that a nursing home employee was fired after being investigated for abusing a 93-year-old patient.
Reports from authorities indicate that an elderly patient at the nursing home reported to her daughter that she was being abused while staying in the nursing home. The daughter of the elderly woman hid a camera inside the room to determine the extent of abuse taking place.
Upon reviewing the recordings, it was noted that a worker at the location roughed up the elderly patient, struck her several times, and was verbally abusive toward her. The elderly woman groaned several times and begged to be let loose.
The care provider was permanently removed from the facility. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Nursing Home Abuse in Texas
Thousands of families across our state admit their loved ones into nursing home facilities. In many cases, individuals are elderly and have health issues that require constant care. Sadly, statistics show that over 93% of nursing homes in Texas have been cited for various violations. Unfortunately, countless cases of elder abuse occur, leaving families devastated and feeling hopeless. Elderly patients who are abused often suffer mental, emotional, and physical consequences that are truly debilitating. When individuals suffer abuse at the hands of a caretaker, it is crucial that they contact a personal injury attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Our Texas elder abuse attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping those harmed get the justice they deserve. Over the years, we have helped countless victims get full and fair compensation for the pain and suffering they endure, medical expenses, and various other damages resulting from abusive situations. If you or a loved one suffered at the hands of a care provider, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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