Bedsore Stages

06/05/24 | Bedsores
Bedsores are common in nursing homes, where residents may have limited mobility. Understanding the stages of bedsores—from initial redness to severe tissue damage—is crucial for recognizing signs of a problem and taking p...Read More

What Is a Sacral Pressure Ulcer?

03/21/24 | Bedsores
A sacral pressure ulcer, also known as a decubitus ulcer or bedsore, is a condition that occurs when too much pressure and friction occur on the skin, creating an open wound. Care providers must carefully treat these painful ...Read More

Is a Bedsore Always a Sign of Abuse and Neglect?

03/20/24 | Abuse and Neglect, Bedsores
A bedsore is an ulcer forming on the skin due to pressure from sitting in a chair or laying in a bed too long, often in one position. Bedsores can occur for various reasons but often are the result of negligence. In many situ...Read More

Why Do Bedsores Occur?

10/19/23 | Abuse and Neglect, Bedsores, Nursing Home Abuse
Understanding Pressure Ulcers: Are They a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect? Pressure ulcers, commonly known as bedsores or decubitus ulcers, should be exceedingly rare in any nursing home that adheres to recommended care guidelin...Read More

How Quickly Do Bedsores Develop in a Nursing Home?

01/19/22 | Bedsores
Bedsores frequently tend to develop in individuals that are bed or chair-bound for extended periods of time. However, it does not take long for bedsores to form. How Long Does it Take to Get a Bedsore? Bedsore can develop in ...Read More

How Bedsores Can be Fatal

01/09/22 | Bedsores
Bedsores are preventable injuries that often develop because of negligent care. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in ten nursing home patients suffers a bedsore injury. This tends...Read More

South Carolina Bedsore (Pressure Sore) Settlements & Case Value

10/28/21 | Bedsores, Nursing Home Abuse
If you or a loved one developed bedsores while in the care of a nursing home, hospital, home health care, or other medical facilities and care programs, the court could find your caretaker or the facility negligent. Bedsores ...Read More