Compensation for mental neglect in a care home

Although physical abuse often shows the biggest scars, there are other forms of negligence that you can suffer from which in some ways can lead to far more serious long term consequences than physical abuse. Although it’s not common or prevalent across care homes, mental neglect does occur and if you happen to be the victim of it you can often be left with serious, long-term repercussions as a result. 

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If you do find that you have been the victim of mental negligence in a care home then you can take action against it. Regardless of your situations, you shouldn’t have to suffer in silence and accordingly you may consider a compensation claim to cover any potential costs that you have incurred. 

What types of mental neglect can occur in this environment?

Mental neglect can come in all shapes and forms, and in some situations you may not even realise what is happening. In most situations mental neglect will take the form of some type of verbal abuse, this could be making a statement about an individual or perhaps a derogatory comment against them. In other cases mental neglect could include ignoring the needs of a resident, or purposefully making their life difficult. 

What are some common examples of where I could look to make a claim?

If you are the victim of mental negligence in a care home there are a number of different potential situations where you could look to make a compensation claim and these include:

  • Claims for verbal abuse
  • Claims for repeat abuse
  • Claims for failure to provide adequate nutrition
  • Claims for verbal put-downs
  • Claims for negligence from care home staff.

What are Manners Pimblett able to help me with?

At Manners Pimblett we are experts across the field of personal injury claims and we are here to help you every step of the way. Our team is committed to working closely with you, every step of the way to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to.

To find out more about how you can get help from Manners Pimblett, contact the team today on 0845 077 0772. 

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