Hip fractures are a common injury resulting from falls in nursing homes. Often they require surgery, which is risky for nursing home residents, but the consequences of foregoing surgery are serious too.
Chicago Nursing Home Lawyer Barry Doyle discusses the effect certain medications can have on residents with nursing home fall risks and how to keep alert.
Chicago Nursing Home Lawyer Barry Doyle discusses how Hoyer lift accidents can cause nursing home falls.
Chicago nursing home lawyer Barry Doyle talks about symptoms of brain bleed after falls in nursing homes.
Nursing home falls often result in elderly hip fractures which require hip surgery. Hip surgery for elderly patients carry significant risks.
Incontinence is a risk factor for falls in nursing homes, and the use of a toileting schedule is a tool which can be used to reduce the risk of nursing home falls associated with residents attempting to go to the bathroom without assistance.
Nursing homes are closely regulated by the federal government, and we look to the applicable regulations to guide our analysis when we investigate and prosecute a nursing home fall case.
Nursing home residents should never be able to access stairwells because the risk of falls with serious injuries or deaths is so high. Learn what should be done and how we investigate stairwell accidents in Illinois nursing homes.
If you’re loved one is in a nursing home, our Illinois nursing home fall lawyers have provided a list of 5 step that can help prevent nursing home falls.