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Documentation of Bed Sores

Bed sores can develop in patients who do not get the proper medical care and treatment while they are bedridden or wheelchair bound and unable to […]


Types of Bed Sores

Bed sores or pressure ulcers are skin wounds that develop as a result of too much pressure being placed on the skin and tissues. The pressure […]


Infections and Bed Sores

Bed sores are wounds that develop in the skin as a result of pressure being placed on the skin. These sores, also called pressure ulcers, develop […]


Bad Hygiene and Bed Sores

Bed sores are skin wounds that are caused by pressure. When nursing home patients remain in the same position for a long time, the pressure from […]


California Penal Code Section 368(b)(1)

California Penal Code Section 368 (b) (1): Any person who knows or reasonably should know that a person is an elder or dependent adult and who, under […]


Why Did My Parent Get Bed Sores?

When your parent is in a nursing home, it is important to make sure that he or she is being properly cared for. Often, elderly people […]


Nursing Home Abuse: Bed Sores a True Indication of Elder Abuse and Neglect

We see the same story and facts over and over again.  Elder or Dependent Adult is taken to a Long Term Care Acute Hospital Facility because […]


What is an explanation for Bed Sores & Pressure Sores, also known as a Decubitus Ulcer?

A Decubitus ulcer is a pressure sore or what is commonly called bed sores. It can range from a very mild pink coloration of the skin, usually […]


Common Cause of Bed Sores, What to Watch For

Immobility People at the greatest risk of developing pressure ulcers are those who are immobile.  Once a person losses the ability to move and becomes inactive, […]


Obesity in Elderly increases Risk of Bed Sores

Obesity in the elderly increases risk of bed sores. Obesity increased  for elderly residents in long term care facilities over the last decade and has been associated with […]



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