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The Impact of Federal Regulations on Skin Care and Pressure Sores in the Context of Nursing Home Neglect and Pressure Sore Development

When it comes to the quality of nursing home care, the federal regulations are your best friend. Trust me, they're the rulebook that ensures your loved ones are not just housed, but actually cared for. CMS sets the gold standard for nursing home care through a set of regulations often referred to as...

The Importance of Repositioning for Pressure Sore Prevention in Nursing Homes

Imagine having a pebble in your shoe. Not very comfortable, is it? Now, imagine not being able to remove that pebble for an extended period of time. That's kind of what pressure sores are like for many elderly individuals in nursing homes—just far more serious and, unfortunately, often far more painful. And just like...

The Relationship Between Mobility and Pressure Sores

How does something simple as moving around affect the development of pressure sores. But what happens when mobility is restricted? Among other issues, the risk of pressure sores—those nasty, painful skin lesions—rises...

The Role of Communication in Preventing Nursing Home Neglect and Pressure Sore Development

Let's get one thing straight: Communication isn't just the glue that holds personal relationships together; it's the very foundation of quality healthcare, especially in nursing homes. A break in this essential element can turn what should be a sanctuary for elder care into a breeding ground for...

How Poor Hygiene in Nursing Homes Can Lead to Pressure Sores

How Poor Hygiene in Nursing Homes Can Lead to Pressure Sores

You know, we often associate nursing homes with the comfort and specialized care they're supposed to provide. However, not all facilities are created equal, and there's an unsettling side to this story—poor hygiene practices. You might not think it at first, but poor hygiene is [...]

The Impact of Staffing Levels on Nursing Home Neglect and Pressure Sore Development

The Impact of Staffing The Impact of Staffing Levels on Nursing Home Neglect and Pressure Sore Development

Everyone knows it's unrealistic to expect a handful of nursing staff to provide optimal care for a large number of residents in a nursing home. The correlation between staffing levels and nursing home neglect, particularly in the context of pressure sore development, is stark and significant. So, let's break down the various ways inadequate...

The Complete Guide to Pressure Sores: What Are They and How Are They Caused?

Category/Sage 2: Partial Thickness Skin Loss

Pressure sores, also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers, are skin injuries that result from prolonged pressure on a particular area of the body. According to the CDC, about 11% of nursing home residents have pressure sores. They commonly occur in regions where the skin covers bony areas, such as heels, hips, and tailbones....

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Sanga Turnbull

Sanga Turnbull is the founder and principal attorney at The Turnbull Law Firm, a Florida law firm helping personal injury victims in Winter Haven and Orlando recover compensation for harm done to them by the negligence of others. The comprehensive personal injury practice at The Turnbull Firm includes all manner of motor vehicle accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, slip and fall, workplace and industrial accidents, medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and more. Injury victims or their families are invited to call The Turnbull Firm for a no-cost, confidential consultation about any potential claims they may have.