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How to Choose Alzheimer\'s Care Facilities


Checklist of Questions to Ask When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

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Overview Assisted living includes a wide variety of settings and services. In some facilities, services are limited to meal preparation, housekeeping, medication reminders and minimal assistance. I READ MORE

PEARL Person-Centered Care Phase 2 report

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A new study of residents in specialised dementia care homes has confirmed a reduction, averaging 48 per cent, in the requirement for antipsychotic medication, together with dramatic reductions in usag READ MORE

Nursing Homes

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Nursing homes, also known as skilled nursing facilities, care for individuals who require 24-hour nursing supervision. There are two types of care provided in nursing homes: * Skilled Care ( READ MORE

Finding the Right Home -- and Contentment, Too

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When your elderly relative needs to enter some sort of long-term care facility -- a moment few parents or children approach without dread -- what you'd like to have is clarity. Does assisted living READ MORE

Medicare Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home

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Table of Contents Section 1: Welcome Before You Get Started ............................................. 5 If you are Helping Another Person ................................... 5 Import READ MORE

Nursing Home Checklist

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Name of Nursing Home: ____________________ Date of visit: ______________________ Basic Information - The nursing home is Medicare-certified. - The nursing home is Medicaid-certified. - The READ MORE

Stressful but Vital: Picking a Nursing Home

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The decision is one of the hardest you will ever make. Your spouse, parent or another loved one needs care that assisted living or home health care simply cannot provide. You need to choose a nursing READ MORE

Checklist for Selecting a Care Facility

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This comprehensive checklist is from the California Handbook for Conservators: GENERAL QUESTIONS - Ask the Facility Administrator: * Is the facility licensed by the appropriate state departme READ MORE
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