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Scabies Should Never Happen In A Nursing Home Indicates Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

Scabies is a Condition of very Itchy Skin caused by Tiny Mites that Burrow into your Skin. Scabies can affect people of all ages and from […]


Patient Care In Nursing Homes Is Regulated In The State of California says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney Steven Peck

How Nursing Service and Patient Care are Regulated (a) No patient shall be admitted or accepted for care by a skilled nursing facility except on the […]


Nursing Home Infections Are Cause For Concern says Elder Abuse Attorney Steven Peck

Health Care Associated Infections Antimicrobial drug-resistant bacteria have caused both endemic infections and outbreaks in nursing homes in the United States. The frequent movement of patients […]


Be Very Wary of Infections In Long Term Skilled Facilities

Research MRSA Infections in Skilled Nursing Facilities During your research of proper skilled nursing facilities for your elderly or disabled family member, you may have learned […]


A Description of Seven Different Types of Elder Abuse

The National Center on Elder Abuse defines seven different types of elder abuse: physical abuse; sexual abuse; emotional abuse; financial exploitation; neglect; abandonment; and self-neglect. These […]


Infection Control Will Help Eradicate A Major Source of Wrongful Death To Elders Says California Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

It would be impossible to provide an all-inclusive overview of even the basics of infection control practices in eldercare. Here are some good tips and indicators […]


VRSA Can Be Deadly in Nursing Homes and Can Lead To Death

Signs of VRSA VRSA is vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. VRSA can result from treatment of MRSA with vancomycin and teicoplanin. The patient may become resistant to the […]


Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect From Infected Bed Sores Will Cause Sepsis

What is Sepsis? Sepsis describes a bacterial infection of the blood which can become fatal without treatment. The elderly often present a high risk for developing […]


Osteomyelitis Is a Bone Infection Caused By Bacteria Which Forms in the Open Wounds of Bed Sores, Pressure Sores, and Decubitus Ulcers

Osteomyelitis When instances of nursing home neglect and abuse lead to bed sores, pressure sores, and decubitus ulcers says California Nursing Home Abuse and neglect Attorney […]


Bedsores, Pressure Sores & Decubitus Ulcer Infections

Pressure Ulcers and Infections Pressure ulcers also known as Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers and infection are a serious risk to patients in long-term nursing home […]



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