NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE – DEHYDRATION
Dehydration, like malnutrition, is a common sign of nursing home abuse and negligence. At least one-third of the 1.6 million nursing home residents in the United States may suffer from malnutrition or dehydration, according to the Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation.
If you suspect your loved one suffered a dehydration injury, contact an experienced lawyer for a free and confidential consultation. Call (707) 575-7141. At The Law Offices of Freeman & Freeman, we put our experience and resources to work for California families coping with nursing home abuse and negligence cases.
THE DANGERS OF DEHYDRATION
Dehydration, or failing to properly hydrate, may be linked to improper staffing or a lack of individual care at a nursing home. Nursing home administrators sometimes fail to adequately staff a nursing home to boost profits. Sadly, the elderly residents suffer as a result. When this happens, the nursing home has failed to meet the government-established standard of care for residents.
In such cases, an experienced Santa Rosa nursing home abuse lawyer can argue the facility operators were negligent. The nursing home operators may be liable for the losses or damages suffered by your loved one. It’s crucial that residents are routinely checked on and monitored. You may have a case of dehydration-related negligence if the staff failed to provide an IV or failed to notice the resident was not drinking enough fluids.
Sonoma County Nursing Home Ratings & Safety Violation Information
The rates of injuries from nursing home patients around the country has gotten higher in recent years, and that trend does not look like it will be subsiding in the near future, even in Santa Rosa. That’s why the associates at Freeman & Freeman have taken it on our own to conduct thorough research into fully understanding the nursing homes across Santa Rosa and Sonoma County. We will stop at nothing for any of our client’s investigative needs, thus we are going to share the research we’ve conducted on Santa Rosa’s nursing homes.
By utilizing our overview of nursing home ratings and safety violations, you and your loved ones can make an informed decision about where to re-locate an elderly family member if they’re ready to make the transition into their first nursing home in Santa Rosa, or if your loved one is looking to re-locate themselves from a troubling experience at a nursing home.
This page will also delve into what we do, what we look for, signs of abuse and inferior care, how we can help and what to do if you suspect poor care. The information on this page will undoubtedly give you a much broader spectrum of information in terms of Santa Rosa’s nursing homes, and ultimately could keep your loved ones out of abusive situations or help you navigate your options when nursing home abuse affects you and your family. Click here to read more about Sonoma County nursing home ratings and safety.
CONTACT THE FIRM
Don’t hesitate to contact our law firm for a free and confidential consultation. We are ready to listen to you. Nursing home dehydration negligence should never be tolerated. At The Law Offices of Freeman & Freeman, we put our experience and resources to work for our clients.
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