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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 […]


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 […]


Amputation Caused By Severely Infected Bed Sores

Amputation caused by severely infected bed sores: A 54 year old man’s leg was amputated above the knee as a result of a severely infected bed sore. Bed […]


Bed Sores: Wrongful Death

Bed Sores wrongful death: A resident at the Kindred Health Care nursing home in Los Angeles, California was found with a severely infected stage four bed sore, also known as […]


California Law Establishes The General Duty of Each Person In His or her Activities To Excercise A Degree of Ordinary Care For the Safety Of Others

California law establishes the general duty of each person to exercise, in his or her activities, reasonable care for the safety of others. (Civ. Code, § […]


Causes of Action for General Negligence and Premises Liability Against A Health Care Provider Are Deemed Ordinary Negligence Not Professional Negligence

Flores, a patient, sued the Hospital for general negligence and premises liability. Flores pled she injured her left knee and elbow when the bed rail collapsed, […]



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