Malnutrition and Nursing Home Negligence, Malpractice, and Abuse

Louisville, KY, Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

According to recent statistics, approximately 50% of all nursing home residents in the United States require assistance with eating, and almost 25% are completely dependent on others for help. Taking these figures into consideration, it is not surprising that almost 40% of nursing home residents suffer from malnutrition. Malnutrition can be especially harmful to the elderly, and, if not adequately addressed, can lead to several problems, including:

Signs and Symptoms of Malnourishment

Some potential signs that you or a loved one may be malnourished while living in a nursing home include:

Risks of Malnourishment

Nursing home residents suffering from the following conditions may be at increased risk for becoming malnourished:

Trust an Experienced Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

If you or a family member has become malnourished while living in a nursing home, contact Gladstein Law Firm, PLLC. Seth Gladstein has extensive experience handling nursing home abuse cases and is ready to evaluate your claim today at no cost. You may contact Seth at 502-855-4177, or toll-free at (800) 991-0474. Or you can email him right now.

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