Q: What is the most common cause of nursing home injuries?
Unfortunately, the most common cause of nursing home injuries is elderly abuse. Injuries most commonly seen in nursing home abuse are fall down injuries, bed sores, decubutis ulcers, restrain injuries, dehydration and sepsis.
Always make sure to keep an eye on your elderly loved ones, especially if they are in a nursing home. Make sure you visit them frequently and ask questions if you notice something that makes you feel uncomfortable about them being there.