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Choosing a nursing home

Choosing a nursing home

a guidebook for families

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nursing homes,
    • Nursing home care,
    • Nursing homes -- Admission,
    • Nursing Homes -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarty Richards ... [et al.].
      ContributionsRichards, Marty., University of Washington. Pacific Northwest Long Term Care Center., University of Washington. Health Sciences Center for Educational Resources., United States. Administration on Aging.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA997 .C46 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2862760M
      ISBN 100295962216
      LC Control Number84025651


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(Medicare benefits cover only 23 days of care in nursing homes, on average.) The nursing home you choose could have a profound impact on your loved one's quality of life and sense of dignity.

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Before choosing a care home for you or someone you know, it's worth considering all of the options. A care home may be the best option if you or someone you know: has a complex medical condition – that needs specialist attention.

I read plenty of articles on how to choose a facility, I visited Nursing Home Compare at to review quality ratings and health inspections, and I scheduled a day off from work so I could visit as many places as possible.

I was prepared with a checklist of things to look out for and questions to ask. The AARP says that families should stay cautious when selecting which nursing home to place their loved one in.

Advocate for your loved one by asking facilities and yourself the right questions. The AARP interviewed a panel of experts in nursing home care as well as former nursing home workers. By Harry S. Margolis. Choosing a nursing home for a family member can be one of the most difficult decisions anyone ever has to make.

The fact that the family member needs to move to a nursing home means that he or she is in a vulnerable state and will be dependent on the care provided in the facility.

“When faced with the responsibilities of providing hour care for an aging person with ever-increasing physical needs beyond what one person can physically handle, a nursing home frequently becomes the best alternative,” Joanna R.

Leefer writes in “Almost Like Home,” a user-friendly guide to choosing a nursing home. There are multiple nursing homes across Queens, and choosing the perfect one for your aging loved one may feel overwhelming, but the choice may become easier after considering a few key points.

Once you have made the decision to move into a residential care or nursing home, you need to begin the process of choosing the right one for you. Information and advice on choosing the right residential care or nursing home for you is available below.