Bedsores are extremely painful and completely preventable through proper care. Sadly, many nursing home residents fall victim to nursing home neglect and develop these sores as a result of inadequate care and medical attention.
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When a resident spends an excessive period of time lying in the same position or on the same area of the body, bed sores can develop and worsen as more time passes. These sores can only be cared for by constant care, which should be expected as a resident in a nursing home. Bed sores can be remedied with medication and bandaging if done so in a proper amount of time.
Residents who require assistance using the bathroom should be monitored closely. If a resident’s clothes are soiled, they should be changed quickly as to avoid the development of bedsores. Additionally, soiled clothing, especially those soiled with feces or urine, can make open wounds turn into bed sores.
To prevent nursing home residents from developing bed sores, caregivers should:
Where bed sores develop directly relates to how a nursing home is positioned for a prolonged period of time. For example, a resident that has been confined to a seated position for a long period of time may develop bed sores on the tailbone, butt, legs, arm, spine, or around the shoulders. Residents can also develop bed sores on the rear or sides of the head, outer eats, lower back, hips, and other areas.
Bedsores come in various stages that represent the severity of them. Our firm handles serious bedsore cases that occur in nursing homes or other senior care facilities with 100% confidentiality. The cases we handle by stage include:
It is crucial to seek legal representation if you or a loved one is suffering from bed sores while in your nursing home or senior care facility. The stages of bedsores vary from level one to level four. Do not wait until you reach the critical stage four of bedsores, contact our firm today and speak with an experienced nursing home bedsore lawyer. Our attorneys have helped numerous patients seek justice and compensation for neglect and abuse in a nursing home.
The lawyers at the Clinesmith Law Firm are experienced in handling all types of medical neglect and abuse cases for nursing home patients and loved ones. We provide all of our clients with a free case evaluation over the phone or in person and will evaluate the details of your claim with complete confidentiality.
At the Clinesmith Law Firm, we know that neglect and abuse should never be treated lightly and that is why we fight aggressively to get you justice. Contact our firm in Dallas, Los Angeles, or New York today and see how we can help you.
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