If you work in a nursing home, chances are that you are already aware of and have nursing home malpractice insurance. If you do not and are not aware of this type of insurance then you should keep reading here to find out more and what you need to know. If you are not prepared and covered in the beginning then you might end up paying more money in out of pocket costs in the end as well as the time spent on the malpractice suit.
There are a few common types of abuse that can happen in nursing homes and although you think that it won’t or does not happen in your nursing home, you should always be protected in case it does. You may not always know that the abuse is happening as not all types of nursing home abuse are visible abuse. There is financial abuse where the patient trusts the employee with their account information and it is used in the wrong way. There is also sexual abuse as well as mental and physical abuse. All of these are common and can happen to you.
As you can see nursing home malpractice is common and you should always make sure that you are covered with the proper insurance in the beginning. Ask your insurance provider today about this type of coverage and what you should know.