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Septic Shock Is A Complication of Infection More Often Occuring In Elderly Individuals

Septic shock is what happens as a complication of an infection where toxins can initiate a full-body inflammatory response. It often occurs in people who are […]


Bed Sores, Decubitus Ulcers and Pressure Sores Will Develop Rapidly In People Who Are Unable To Change Positions

Bedsores — also called pressure sores or pressure ulcers — are injuries to skin and underlying tissues that result from prolonged pressure on the skin. Bedsores […]


Bed Sores, Pressure Sores  and Decubitus Ulcers Can Become Infected Causing Death says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

Two weeks after her elderly mother’s operation, and it was only then her daughter was made aware of the pressure sore by the charge nurse, which […]


Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect is the Negligent Failure to Provide Services

In this matter Healthcare failed to provide George Accardo with the care and treatment that he deserved as a resident of California says California Elder Abuse […]


Heightened Remedies Are Available in California For Elder Abuse says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

Under the California Elder Abuse Act, “heightened remedies are available to plaintiffs who successfully sue for dependent adult abuse. Where it is proven by clear and […]


Dehydration in  the Elderly Can Be Easily Prevented says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

It is universally recognized that dehydration in older people can be easily prevented or treated by ensuring they have enough to drink, unless they have problems […]


Hospital Stays Should Be Avoided With Elders with Alzheimer’s Disease

For people with Alzheimer’s disease, a hospital stay may prove catastrophic. People with dementia are far more likely to be hospitalized than other older adults, often […]


Infections In Nursing Homes Occur through Lack Of Hygiene, Bed Sores and Pressure Ulcers, and Just Plain Neglect says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

During your research of proper skilled nursing facilities for your elderly or disabled family member, you may have learned about nursing home abuse. One issue that […]


Ombudsman Should Be the Best Advocates for Elders and Dependant Adults

California SB 345 aligns state and federal law regarding the ombudsman’s office. It emphasizes the ombudsman’s ability to advocate on behalf of long-term care recipients, something […]


Pressure Ulcers and Bed Sores Are Skin Wounds Caused By Prolonged Unreleived Pressure says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers: A pressure ulcer, also known as a bedsore or decubitus ulcer, is a wound of the skin caused by […]



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