Many people in care homes cannot feed themselves and need a lot of help and encouragement. This is usually the result of an underlying medical condition. We all need to keep well fed and well hydrated and this is even more important when looking after elderly and frail people. When residents are not nourished properly it can result in hospital admission and the need for specialist treatment. When this happens it may be possible to make a dehydration compensation claim or malnutrition compensation claim. There are a number of things that care home staff should do to make sure resident a well-nourished.
If you think you might have a dehydration negligence compensation claim or malnutrition negligence compensation claim please contact our Medical Negligence Solicitors on 020 3405 2860 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Alternatively, you can complete our short form.
All enquiries are completely free of charge and we will investigate all funding options for you including Legal Aid and 'No Win No Fee'.