90 Year Old Patient Left Outside Nearly Dies At Nursing Home Due To Heat Conditions

A 90-year-old nursing home patient almost died due to overheating when left outside for several hours. The patient was placed outside and left by nursing home staff. The patient went into cardiac arrest from the heat conditions. He also had a temperature of 105, severe dehydration, and sunburn.

An investigation is underway regarding the incident. The nursing home has receive reports before. For more, read the story.
Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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