I'm sorry to hear about this, but it sounds like the nursing home may be best suited to care for this 84 year old woman.
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Without a medical degree and years of experience working with seniors, I wouldn't hazard a guess whether your girlfriend's mom has dementia or needs medication, but if your girlfriend believes that its a medication issue, she is free to bring her mother to whatever doctor she wants, or she can work to set up a home care arrangement.
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She is better suited in an environment where she has people constantly looking after her. I'm very sorry to hear of the situation but don't believe she has a claim.
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Your chronology is not clear, but it appears you are stating that the medication for UTI instigated her paranoic ideation, and that as a result she is being shuffled around to nursing homes. If that is a correct assessment, you have a very challenging suit, or more aptly, you attorney will if s/he takes it. Best of luck.
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