Lanham, MD asked in Nursing Home Abuse for Maryland

Q: Aren't bedsores always a sign of nursing home abuse? The home where my mother is residing says no, but I can't be sure

if they're just covering to keep themselves safe from liability.

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Ronald V. Miller Jr.
Ronald V. Miller Jr.
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A: Not always. Bedsore can occur. The question is how the nursing home deals with the bedsores. It is rare that a significant life-threatening bedsore will occur in the absence of negligence.

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