February 2018

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Who is legally responsible for my child’s injuries if my child was bitten by a dog on a daycare playground?

In Kentucky, dog owners are liable for any injury caused by their dogs. Therefore, the dog owner could be liable for the dog bite that your child suffered on a daycare playground. This may be the case whether a parent brought a dog along to…

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What Happens When Gestational Diabetes Goes Undiagnosed?

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Like type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes affects the body’s ability to control blood sugar levels. Gestational diabetes can be managed with diet, exercise, and medication. However, if it is left undiagnosed…

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Five Things To Do If Your Child is Hurt on a Daycare Playground

Panic, fear, and even guilt may have been the first emotions that you experienced when you received a call from your child’s daycare to inform you that your child had been hurt on the playground. As a parent, your primary goal is to help your…

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The Risk of Playground Injuries

Outdoor play is “critical for healthy whole child development,” according to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Outdoor play includes playgrounds which provide many learning opportunities for babies, toddlers, and school-age children. Since the mid-20th century, there has been increased attention…

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How often should a doctor visit a resident in a nursing home?

Every nursing home resident in Kentucky is supposed to be under the supervision of a physician, but how this supervision works may be different for each individual resident. Kentucky nursing home regulations establish minimum standards of physician care that must be provided for each nursing…

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What Is a Nursing Care Plan?

Your loved one will be cared for by many different nurses during her stay in a Kentucky nursing home. It is an inevitable part of nursing home life. Shifts change, nurses change jobs, and it is impossible for one person to provide constant care for…

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