Nursing home neglect and abuse often results in dehydration and malnutrition which leads to other health problems including pressure sores and ultimately death. Nursing homes are required to provide meals with adequate nutrition and additionally to provide supplements and snacks to make sure the residents have the ability to maintain their health status and issues such as skin breakdown. It is impossible to gain weight or to heal ulcers without proper nutrition and hydration. Skin turgor changes with dehydration and nursing homes are required to document input and output to make sure it is adequate. This must be outlined in the care plan and documented by the facility. Hughey Law Firm’s South Carolina nursing home lawyers and assisted living attorneys have handled dehydration cases leading to infections and death. We can help you, and all you need to do is contact us online or give us a call today. 843-881-8644 | 1-877-811-8644
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