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The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes—Conclusion (Part 9 of 9)

Bed rails are one among many different factors that make up a comprehensive care plan of you or a loved one. Bed rails may not be among the first factors considered when assessing the quality of healthcare, but it is certainly among the most important.

Hopefully, this 9-part series will have provided you with an ample amount of information regarding the safe usage of bed rails, as well as the tools needed to better direct the healthcare of you or a loved one.

For more information, here is a list of other resources and tools available to you:

All the links listed in the “Dangers of Improperly Used Siderails in Nursing Homes”

To learn more, please check out our recent series of blogs discussing The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes:

  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes–An Overview: Part 1 of 9
  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes–Rates of Incidence: Part 2 of 9
  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes–Types of Bed Rails: Part 3 of 9
  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes—Anatomy of Entrapment Part 4 of 9
  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes–Guiding Principles Regarding the Safe use of Bed Rails: Part 5 of 9
  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes–Policy Considerations Part 6 of 9
  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes–Risk Intervention: Part 7 of 9
  • The Dangers of Resident Bed Rails in Nursing Homes– Bed Rail Safety Guidelines: Part 8 of 9

The Kosieradzki • Smith Law Firm represents clients in cases involving catastrophic injury caused by nursing homes and other care facilities that fail to provide proper care, including the improper use of side rails. If you believe your loved one has been harmed because a nursing home and its employees cut corners, take action and contact the Kosieradzki • Smith Law Firm online or call us toll-free at (877) 552-2873 to set up a no cost, no-obligation consultation.