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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Sepsis? 

Sepsis is a condition in which there is widespread failure in the body due to infection or other complications. Nursing home abuse can lead to the onset of sepsis in some situations. Because sepsis is a life-threatening condition often resulting in the death of the…

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How to Identify Signs of Sexual Abuse in a Nursing Home

Sexual abuse in nursing homes can be one of the more challenging types of abuse to determine. Often, those who are victims hide this information due to embarrassment or because they are afraid of retaliation. Nevertheless, family members and others who notice the signs of…

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Can Pressure Sores Cause Sepsis?

As we age, our skin loses elasticity and becomes more vulnerable to injury. When an elderly person cannot change their position without assistance, it puts pressure on the skin in vulnerable places such as on the bottom and backs of the legs. This unrelieved pressure…

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How Often Should Bed-Bound Residents Be Repositioned?

Elderly and infirm residents of nursing homes and other facilities sometimes suffer from limited or restricted mobility due to deteriorating health conditions, leaving them confined to a bed. Often, the same mobility problems and overall frail condition make it difficult or impossible to change positions…

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How to Sue a Nursing Home for Dehydration and Malnutrition

When we place an elderly loved one in a nursing home, we anticipate that the caregivers and staff will treat them with the compassionate care and dignity promised in their glossy brochures. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse and neglect are dishearteningly common problems in facilities around…

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Recognizing the Signs of Dehydration in Nursing Homes

When an aging loved one begins to need around-the-clock care, family members look for the best possible nursing home within the family’s budget with the expectation that the caregivers will treat the elderly family member with the care, compassion, and dignity that they deserve. Sadly,…

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