Questions to Ask
Meeting with a nursing home staff member is great, but it will only be worth your time if you know what to say. Use our examples of the right questions to ask nursing home staff members to ensure that the home is safe for your loved one.
Things to Look For
When visiting a nursing home, there are many things to look out for. Some are obvious, some are subtle. Some are good, some are bad. Use our complete lists to conduct a thorough search of a nursing home.
Easy Guide and Checklists
Finding the right nursing home can be overwhelming. Break the process down into simple steps with the help of our guides and checklists. The guide will help you navigate the ins and outs of what you need to know.
Making an Informed Decision
It feels strange to make decisions about your parent or loved one’s health. You can so clearly remember the day that your dad grounded you for breaking curfew or your aunt taught you how to drive, and now you are the one in charge of making the decisions for these people in your life. This role reversal and overall process might be overwhelming. With all of the options, you might be suffering from “information overload.” You know that there is endless information out there to help you make this decision, but there are so many options that you don’t know where to begin. To combat this confusion, we have created this section of our website.
When you don’t know where to start in your research, start here. In this section, we provide a streamlined, easy-to-understand approach to information that you will need at the beginning of your health care assistance search. We provide information regarding:
- Healthcare options for your loved one, and which will be best for their specific situation.
- The pros and cons of each health care option.
- What characteristics and qualifications to look for in a home health care assistant.
- What to look for in a potential nursing home for your loved one.
- Important questions to ask nurses and managers of nursing homes.
- The best ways to prevent your loved one from becoming a victim of neglect or abuse.
To ensure that you get all of the information that you need to make a health care decision for your elderly loved one in the simplest way possible, please view this section of our website.