College Park, MD asked in Nursing Home Abuse for Maryland

Q: How can I prove that my aunt shouldn't have been walking alone before she experienced a severe fall at her nursing home?

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Ronald V. Miller Jr.
Ronald V. Miller Jr.
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  • Baltimore, MD
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A: Tough question to answer without more facts. Why should she not have been walking alone? Did the nursing home assess her as a fall risk?

Usually, when these cases are won it is because the nursing home failed to follow their protocols (or what should have been their protocols) by properly assessing the resident and taking the appropriate precautions.

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