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What Does a Bed Sore Look Like?
Medical Malpractice

What Does a Bed Sore Look Like?

Bedsores are ulcers on areas of the skin under prolonged pressure from lying in bed, sitting in a wheelchair, or wearing a cast for a prolonged time. ...

Senior Citizen Support Services
Medical Malpractice

Senior Citizen Support Services

It might be time to start looking into senior living options if your elderly loved one begins to require regular assistance with their daily tasks and...

Nursing Home Costs – Mom’s New Home
Medical Malpractice

Nursing Home Costs – Mom’s New Home

Unlike assisted living facilities, nursing homes provide excellent supervision and care, although they are not as extensive as hospitals. A Genworth F...

Reexamining the Meaning of the Term “Elderly”
Medical Malpractice

Reexamining the Meaning of the Term “Elderly”

The term “elderly” has been defined as a chronological age of 65 or older. In contrast, those between 65 and 74 years old are referred to ...

Pressure Injury Guidelines: Stage 3 Pressure Ulcers
Medical Malpractice

Pressure Injury Guidelines: Stage 3 Pressure Ulcers

The second-to-last stage of pressure sore progression is Stage 3 bedsores. As the sore has reached the fat tissue, it is now possible for the patient ...

Nursing Home Abuse Reports are on the Rise. Here’s Why
Medical Malpractice

Nursing Home Abuse Reports are on the Rise. Here’s Why

Source Given the nature of their work, it’s no secret that nursing home workers are some of the most selfless individuals on the planet. They devote t...

How to Identify and Prevent Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes
Medical Malpractice

How to Identify and Prevent Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

Elder abuse is one of the most underreported and often misunderstood forms of crime. A June 2022 World Health Organization (WHO) report states that nu...

The Definition Of Physical Abuse In Nursing Homes
Medical Malpractice

The Definition Of Physical Abuse In Nursing Homes

What is the definition of physical abuse? Physical abuse, as regards elderly care in nursing homes, are the actions or inactions of a caregiver which ...

Do Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuits Exist?
Medical Malpractice

Do Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuits Exist?

Resident deaths in nursing homes can be caused by the neglect or abuse of the facility’s staff members. Those whose loved ones have died as a re...