Many people think Skilled Nursing Facilities are the same as Nursing Homes. This post will tell you about the differences between a nursing home and skilled nursing facility. It talks about what kind of care it provides, how much it costs, and how to pay for it!
I heard nursing home residents say "I want to go home" countless times during my time working as a social worker in a long-term care setting. Nobody really wants to be in a nursing home, so this was always a difficult conversation to have when someone of sound mind was expressing a desire to go home.
Encouraging the elderly to participate in scheduled activities can be challenging. Lack of engagement is a common problem. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.
Montana Elder Law's long-term care planning attorney specializes in helping clients plan for future care needs. They assist in developing a comprehensive plan that considers all options, such as Medicaid and long-term care insurance, to protect assets and ensure quality care.