Choosing a Aged Care Services for a loved one can be one of life’s most difficult decisions. Although the quality of care is the primary concern, there is, unfortunately, usually a financial consideration as well. Most larger cities have an abundance of care homes as well as an abundance of horror stories that have made the news, which exacerbates the dilemma. Check with the state licensing board for care homes to ensure that there have been no complaints or lawsuits against the facility.
The following criteria can be helpful in selecting the care home that will best suit the needs of your loved one:
Condition of facility.
Health and physical condition of residents.
Availability of doctors.
Availability of patient records.
Quality and quantity of nursing and attendant staff.
A care home should be licensed, clean and orderly, but some are not. In addition … Read More