It’s a difficult decision to place a parent or loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility. It’s even more difficult to find the right one. News reports of neglect, sub-standard living conditions, and serious violations of federal standards at some nursing homes makes the task of choosing a facility even more stressful. How can you be sure that you are selecting the right facility for your loved one?
Many families choose a facility that is close to home, since it will be easier to visit and respond to an emergency. While convenience is tempting to rank at the top of any selection checklist, there are other more critical factors you need to examine before choosing your nursing home.
The attorneys at Lowe Eklund Wakefield have put together this helpful guide with tips on what to do when making this difficult decision. In this guide, you will learn: