Malnutrition and Dehydration
Your loved one could suffer malnutrition and dehydration for many reasons that are not related to the quality of care they are receiving at a nursing home. However, if your loved one is suffering because of nursing home negligence, you may be entitled to compensation.
If your elderly loved one has been injured because of nursing home abuse, contact The Nye Law Group's Savannah nursing home abuse lawyers. We have been fighting for the rights of nursing home residents for many years and have recovered fair compensation for many of our clients.
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If your loved one displays any of these symptoms, it may be a sign that they are suffering from malnutrition or dehydration. You should investigate to find out if they are getting enough food and liquids:
These illnesses could aggravate your loved one's existing health issues and cause a quick decline in their well-being.
If you spot any of these symptoms, contact our Savannah nursing home malnutrition and dehydration lawyers immediately to review your claim. Our caring attorneys have years of experience investigating nursing homes to find out if residents are suffering abuse or neglect.
Nursing home residents could suffer malnutrition and dehydration because of dental problems, physical disabilities, medicinal side effects or issues with chewing. However, nursing homes should take the proper steps to try to overcome those issues and make sure residents are receiving enough food and liquids. They should do this by:
Failing to take these preventative measures is a common sign of an understaffed or negligent nursing home. It could also be the result of a malicious nursing home staff member who is punishing residents by withholding food or liquids.
Whatever the reason, nursing homes that do not provide adequate care can be held liable for nursing home negligence.
Contact the skilled Savannah nursing home bedsore lawyers at The Nye Law Group to discuss your claim. We have won fair compensation for many victims of nursing home abuse.
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If you think that your elderly loved one is suffering from malnutrition or dehydration, seek immediate medical treatment to prevent their health from declining any further. After that, contact the nursing home to investigate the situation and find out if your loved one was receiving adequate care.
A well-run nursing home should be forthcoming about what has been going on with your loved one. If they are not, it could mean that they are trying to cover up negligence or abuse, and you should seek help from a reputable Savannah nursing home malnutrition and dehydration lawyer.
The caring lawyers at The Nye Law Group have many years of experience uncovering nursing home abuse. We will conduct an in-depth investigation to get a clear picture of the quality of care your loved one received, including:
Our nursing home abuse lawyers are dedicated to fighting for the rights of nursing home residents and obtaining just compensation for any abuse. We offer a free initial consultation and we are not compensated unless you receive compensation first.
Contact us today by calling 855-856-4212.