caregiver (cg) needs to find the right nursing home or assisted living facility for the Care recipient (cr)

Try: Ask the facility staff the following questions so that you can find the best fit for the cr what activities are planned for residents how many staff members are at the facility how many staff members are trained to provide medical care if needed how many people in the facility have cr’s condition does the facility have a special unit for people with cr’s condition if so what kinds of services does it provide is there a doctor who checks on residents on a regular basis how often

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Categories: Medical Physical

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Choosing a facility nursing home assisted living long term care care facilities can’t live at home moving to a facility

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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