Patient's Bed Sore Returns And Worsens Due To Negligent Nursing Home Care

A nursing home is patient received poor quality care in relation to bed sores. She had already had a bed sore and was at a high risk for incurring another one. The doctor put procedures in place, as did the DON.
However, the patient still developed a bed sore and her condition worsened.

The nurse ordered additional treatment, but the medication was ordered in correctly. The Nurse Practitioner claimed she had no idea there was a treatment issue. This was contradictory to the testimony of one of the Licensed Practical Nurse’s on staff who said the Nurse Practitioner was informed. For more, read the story.
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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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