Nursing Home Negligence – Understaffed

Understaffed Nursing Homes Nursing homes are notoriously understaffed. Studies have shown that residents who live in understaffed nursing homes are at a greater risk of malnutrition, weight loss, bedsores, dehydration, infections, and pneumonia. Furthermore, as the patient to staff ratio increases, neglect and abuse occur more frequently. The neglect and abuse suffered by patients can…