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<p class="Body-text"> Are you familiar with the documentation requirements for your department? Do you have an obligation to review and sign off on residents&rsquo; notes? Does the documentation in the record reflect your plan of care? If you never reviewed, how do you know? Unfortunately, in one recent case where the medical care could be explained, the matter was settled due to insufficient documentation &mdash; which a good plaintiff attorney can characterize as sloppy and inattentive care.</p>

Proper review and plan of care documentation can be your best defense