Nursing Home Abuse Archives - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Is Sepsis a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?

Sepsis is a serious and potentially deadly physiological response to infection. It requires a prompt diagnosis and immediate medical care. Sepsis is more dangerous for elderly nursing home residents whose immune systems are less able to fight infections and for those with pre-existing conditions that heighten their risk of sepsis. Nursing home workers are responsible…

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What Do You Do When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse in Virginia?

If you are thinking of transitioning your loved one into assisted living in Virginia, you might assume that it is a sure way for elderly people to receive comprehensive care and attention. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Eldercare facilities sometimes fall short of quality treatment, whether by accident or intentionally. Staff and nurses…

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