Bed Sores Should Not Occur in a Nursing Home or Hospital A patient who has been evaluated for bed sore risk factors and is being regularly and properly cared for should never develop bedsores in a nursing home or hospital. Bed sores, also referred to as pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers, appear on skin that… Learn more about Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bed Sores?
Nursing Home Abuse
Georgia hospices have been the site of several recent lawsuits involving hospice care. Georgia’s hospices have experienced lawsuits over billing issues for patients who were not terminally ill, claiming insurance payments on ineligible patients, claiming insurance payments on services that were ineligible, submitting false claims, and charging Medicare for patients who did not qualify. The… Learn more about Atlanta Hospice Lawsuit Ends With $2.4 Million Settlement
No one in Georgia should ever have to worry about his or her loved one not being properly cared for in a nursing home, assisted living or rehabilitation facility. As family members and loved ones age, we sometimes have to rely on someone else to care for them. We trust that these facilities, which we… Learn more about Nursing Home Abuse
It appears that nursing home residents who are negligently injured will now be able to more easily sue the facility where they’re residing, thanks to a recent ruling by the centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an agency within the Department of Health & Human Services. In 2008, the Centers for Disease Control published that… Learn more about Georgia Nursing Home Residents Can Feel Safer Thanks to a Recent Ruling
I’ve recently written about hospital ratings. Equally important are Nursing Home ratings. When it comes to choosing a long-term care facility for our loved ones, we want to make sure they are being treated with respect and getting the best medical care possible. Nursing Home Compare, a division of Medicare, provides quality of care information… Learn more about How To Choose The Best Nursing Home In Georgia