C-Diff Infection – Common Risk for Residents in Elder Care Facilities
Clostridium difficile – C- Diff infections are caused by the germ C. difficile – remains at historically high levels. C. difficile causes diarrhea linked to 14,000 American deaths each year. Those most at risk are people, especially older adults, who take antibiotics and also get medical care. CDC provides guidelines and tools to the healthcare community to help prevent Clostridium difficile infections as well as provides resources to help the public safeguard their own health.
More Information on C-Diff Infection
C Diff in Nursing Home Facilities and Other Settings, Source CDC
Frequently Asked Questions C-Diff Infections – Source CDC
Stopping C. Difficile Infections – Making Health Care Safer – Source CDC
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from Staph, C Diff, MRSA, VRE, CRE infections or any other infectious disease or other neglect or abuse in a nursing home or other care facility that serves the elderly in Minnesota please contact Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore, directly please send an email to KLaBore@mnnursinghomeneglect.com, or call Ken at 612-743-9048 or call him at his direct toll free number 1-888-452-6589.