I am sorry to hear of your situation. This should not happen since the NH should have enough staff, yet they will probably say they are not responsible for an act you take upon yourself. You could report the incident and see if there is coverage call Med Pay to assist with your medical bills.
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My opinion is you undertook to help her, so it is your problem. You should have gone looking for the staff when they didnt come when called or as promised. When the staff came in the 2d time, you should have told him/her to please take over for what you were doing.
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