If you suspect you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or medical malpractice, several resources exist to assist you to obtain justice in your case. File a complaint with one of the state boards listed below, or use the guides available through Medicare and the Consumer Voice to find quality facilities in your area.
Complaints of nursing home neglect and abuse should be reported to the DHH Health Standards section to eliminate the immediate jeopardy of patients in their care.
If you suspect you or your loved one has experienced abuse at the hands of a Registered Nurse (RN), file a complaint through the LSBN.
The LABENFA monitors formal complaints concerning Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) that are submitted through the PDF form on their website.
The LSBME exists to protect patients and investigates complaints from those who have suffered inadequate care from licensed physicians or other licensed healthcare professionals. You can submit such claims through the form on their website.
The LSBPNE oversees the conduct of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and allows patients and others to file complaints through the PDF form on their website.
The Consumer Voice has collected numerous resources on nursing home facilities, including ratings, guides, fact sheets, and websites.
Through the Nursing Home Compare tool, Medicare allows you to compare nursing home facilities from your area along several parameters, including ratings, health inspections, staffing, and other concerns.
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