Patient safety in Nursing homes

Arbitration: Case Did Not Involve Medical Malpractice “The accident was apparently caused by the front wheels getting hung up on the bed’s electrical power cord lying across the floor of her room. ” Patient safety should always be the top priority in care ~ This demonstrates how a devastating injury can occur from something that…

FALLS: Case Review

Falls can be problematic with the elderly in Nursing Homes—especially so after a hospitalization.  Often the returning patient can be disoriented and at a heightened risk for falling and require additional interventions to keep them safe.   Ongoing nursing assessments are crucial for keeping patients safe with appropriate safety interventions maintained. CASE REVIEW: Patient Fall: County…

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