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What questions should I ask about the admission and assessment of a nursing home?

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Here are some questions you should ask about nursing home admission and assessment:

  • Is there a waiting period to get in?
  • What are the admission requirements?
  • Is there a written care plan for each resident?
  • How does the staff decide the kind of care a resident needs?
  • How often do they assess residents?

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National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

SOURCE: 

National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

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