When a loved one is placed in a nursing home, we trust that they will receive the best possible care and attention. Unfortunately, instances of nursing home neglect do occur, and they can have devastating consequences for the victim and their family. If you suspect that your loved one has […]
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Dehydration in nursing homes is a common problem that can have serious consequences for residents. According to the Mayo Clinic, dehydration is a condition that occurs when a person does not have enough fluid in their body to function properly. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including […]
Nursing Home Fall Injuries and the Law
One of the most common way nursing home residents get injured is due to falls. Nursing home falls can cause fractures, spine injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even death. But can you hold a nursing home liable when your loved one suffers an injury from a fall? The Law About […]
Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Pressure Ulcers?
Pressure ulcers, known by many people as “bedsores,” are usually a preventable injury that occurs all too often in nursing homes. A pressure ulcer is an injury to skin and underlying tissue that results from prolonged pressure on one area of the body. Who Is At Risk? The elderly, especially […]
You suspect your loved one is being abused or neglected in a nursing home. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is a common occurrence. Studies show that at least one in ten elderly people in group settings suffer some form of abuse or neglect. If you have your suspicions, here are the 6 […]