Lifecare owns and
operates a chain of
of Nursing Homes in Massachusetts.
Our Law firm is currently handling
a claim against Lifecare on behalf of a daughter "Katie"
whose mother suffered and died as the direct result of Lifecare's
Negligence. Her mother was left unattended and fell from her wheelchair
suffering excruciating and life ending injuries. Her mother was
100% incapacitated prior to the injury and required close supervision.
We've handled numerous Nursing Home Claims against
a number of Facilities in Massachusetts for wrongful death and
An action was filed on behalf of "Katie"
against Lifecar for her negligent Death. Her case was heard in June,
2011. Read about the Judges Decison against
Lifecare for Wrongful Death
Risks and unnecessary danger to dependant residents
required to ensure the safety of all its residents upon admission.
Alzheimers patients and the disabled are particularly vulnerable
to falls and injuries if safety regulations are not closely followed.
clearly impose the burden on Lifecare to prevent dangerous and risky
surroundings to helpless residents:
Accidents: 42 CFR 483.25(II) (1) AND (2) ACCIDENTS AND SUPERVISION
facility must ensure that -
(1) The resident environment remains as free from accident
hazards as is possible; and
Each resident receives adequate supervision and assistance
devices to prevent accidents.
The intent of this requirement is to ensure the facility provides
an environment that is free from accident hazards over which the
facility has control and provides supervision and assistive devices
to each resident to prevent avoidable accidents. This includes:
- Identifying hazard(s) and risk(s);
- Evaluating and analyzing hazard(s) and risk(s);
- Implementing interventions to reduce hazard(s) and risk(s); and
- Monitoring for effectiveness and modifying interventions when