If your currently caring for an elderly loved one and find that you are no longer able to provide the constant care and supervision they require on a daily basis, nursing home facilities may be an option to consider.
Nursing Homes provide elderly residents with room and board, personal care, medical care, supervision, protection,and much more. They generally provide 3 levels of care depending on your needs; Basic Care, Skilled Care, and Sub-Acute Care.
Considering a Nursing Homes
General Information on Nursing Homes
A government site provided by Medicare that provides information on nursing homes, how to pay for nursing home care, patient rights, a customer checklist, and more.
Nursing Home Checklist (pdf file)
A yes/no checklist for considering a nursing home for your loved one.
Selecting a Nursing Home
Find Nursing Homes in your Area and COMPARE!
A search provided by medicare for nursing homes in your local area. You have the ability to select the homes you are interested in and compare the ratings of each.