Tips for Choosing The Best Nursing Home

May 30th, 2019


Making a conscious decision to place a parent or an elderly loved one in a nursing home / an assisted living facility is one many families may eventually face. Hence, it is important to know what questions to ask and the right steps in making an informed choice. Below are 8 tips you should consider beforehand:-

Tips in choosing the best Nursing Home

  1. Is the Nursing home Medicare and Medicaid certified ?
  2. Does the nursing home offer specialized services, such as a special unit for care for :
    • A resident with dementia
    • Ventilator care
  3. Location
    • Strategic
    • Close to medical facilities
  4. Food & Beverage
    • Catered according to needs of each residents (no sugar/salt diet)
    • Assistance for disabled residents
    • Nutritional snacks
  5. Staffs
    • Certified nursing staff
    • Well-mannered & no records of alcohol or drug abuse
    • Trained physiotherapists
  6. Amenities
    • Newly furnished rooms
    • Lounges
    • Outdoor spaces
    • Rehabilitation centre
    • Gym
  7. Safety and Care
    • Emergency evacuation plan
    • Preventive care
    • Allowance for frequent visit by family
    • Transportation services
  8. Resident Appearance
    • Clean
    • Well groomed
    • Appropriately dressed

Here at My Aged Care, we cater to all the needs for your elderly and we can assure you that we provide the best for those in their golden age. Rest assured that your loved ones are in good hands at My Aged Care for, we care like family!

For more info on our nursing care services, click here to contact us.
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