The reports also reveal that many incidents of nursing home abuse and neglect were entirely preventable. If you suspect that a loved one has suffered abuse, injury or neglect at a nursing home, you can make a complaint with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. To make a complaint to the Ministry, call the toll-free Long-Term Care ACTION Line at 1-866-434-0144.
To learn more about making a complaint, you can visit the Ministry of Health's website here.
It is also advisable to contact a Ontario lawyer that handles nursing home negligence and abuse claims. Iacobelli Law Firm may be able to help if your loved one has been injured as a result of nursing home negligence or abuse. For a free consultation contact us at 416-900-1070 or 1-866-234-6093.