This is the type of matter that can lead to a complaint to the department of health and hospitals who oversees these nursing homes. Second, if she does contract any such infection, they can be sued for negligence and malpractice, since she can prove they were improperly cleaning her and this led to her infection. Finally, this is something that can also be considered a ground to sue them for breach of contract and seek to make them pay damages to her for her having to get someone in to clean her properly because they are refusing to do it despite being told that they are improperly performing.
You need to consider sitting with a local elder law attorney who handles these elder abuse and nursing home abuse cases, because that is what this is considered under and consider pursuing a claim against the home. To find a local attorney who handles nursing home abuse cases you can use the same site used by other attorneys, http://www.martindale.com or http://www.lexmundi.com
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