Catheter-associated UTIs are a preventable health problem that is common in nursing home residents. Recent innovations designed to prevent Catheter-associated UTIs or CAUTIs are recently recommended. In today’s episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss the hazard of Catheter-associated UTIs in nursing home residents and methods of prevention with guest Dr. Jennifer Meddings, an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Health System.
Falls are a common hazard faced by nursing home residents and can be an indicator of health problems. It makes sense to take particular care with incidences of falls in older people and their subsequent care. In today’s episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss prevention of falls in nursing home residents and care of residents at risk of falling with guest Teresa Boynton, a clinical consultant at Hill-Rom.