Can Unsanitary Conditions Cause Bedsores?
Unsanitary conditions in nursing homes and hospitals can contribute to the development of bedsores in vulnerable patients. Bedsores are caused by prolonged pressure on the skin and underlying tissues, often due to immobility. Unsanitary conditions, such as poor hygiene practices, lack of regular cleaning and disinfection, and improper waste management, can create an environment that increases the risk of infection and skin breakdown. For example, soiled linens, dirty surfaces, and contaminated equipment can harbor harmful bacteria and contribute to the development of infections that can compromise the integrity of the skin and increase the risk of bedsores.
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There is no excuse for subpar treatment of nursing home residents in New York. Residents pay high prices, and they should receive the care they need. At Sinel & Olesen, PLLC, our NYC nursing home liability attorneys handle claims against many different facilities on behalf of injured residents. Call 1-212-465-1000 or contact us online to discuss a possible case today.
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