Here at Correct Consultants, LLC we have a motto, " When a patient tells you they are in pain, believe them until a clinical assessment rules it out". In this story the patient told the nursing staff that he felt like something was "eating his brain". The medical staff did not believe him, even telling him he was lying. Turns out he was right. He had contracted a rare form of cranial meningitis which led to a fungal growth forming in his brain. Unfortunately, the medical staf
Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discusse the death of a woman being held in a South Carolina Jail. This death was 100% preventable. Listen closely as the jail staff and the vendor Carolina Center for Occupational Health showed a deliberate indifference to the patient in this story. At Correct Consultants we specialize in teaching correctional staff on how to avoid liability for death of a inmate in their custody (courtesy of Young Turks, 2016).
On October 19, 2016 our Co-Founder Christine D. Richardson appeared before the Fulton County Board of Commissioners to address the unethical treatment of patients at Fulton County Jail seeking the immediate removal of Corizon Health from the facility. They were successfully removed by a 5-2 decision of the Board. (courtesy Fulton County TV, 2016).
Jail deaths are preventable in many ways, unfortunately some inmates are simply not given the quality of care they are owed and its usually because they are in jail. At Correct Consultants, we aim to educate facilities on the indicators for a jail death and how to prevent them from occurring in their jail. Watch as our Co-Founder Christine Richardson discusses how incompetence played a role in the death of a local inmate at the Atlanta Pre-Trial Detention Center located in At