Finding and Choosing the right Nursing Home for you or a loved one
This government provided tool also allows you to see what insurances and public benefits are accepted at the various facilities.
Private – Individual Long Term Care Coverage.
Here’s a 7 page Checklist to help keep track in your search. Hopefully, you don’t need all the services of a nursing home here’s Alternatives to Nursing Home Care.
Medicare has published a 50 some page Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home latest edition 8.2015 May 2011 Publication 02174. Check it out.
We’ve also included all the helpful and relevant publications and information we could find on this page and others in this website. Use the menu at top or embedded links to navigate and find the information that you need.
Resources & Links
Veteran’s Home Health Care va.gov
Health Grades.com – they charge a fee
Poorest Nursing Homes
Prevent & Report Elder Abuse CA Attorney General
Law Help Nursing Homes & Residential Care Facilities Nursing Home Bill of Rights CA Deptment of Public Health pdf 39 pages
Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.), 42 CFR 483.12
Physician’s Report for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Preplacement Appraisal Information LIC 603 Identification and Emergency Information LIC 601 Senate Reviews Assisted Living Facility Problems 2.2014 CA Health Line
Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care # 10153
SB 411 2012 – Price – Licensing of Home Care Agencies & Workers AB 889 Ammiano – 2012 Domestic Workers New Life Styles.com – The source for Senior Living
Related Pages in Long Term Care Section
offer persons 60 years of age or older a long term continuing care contract that provides for independent living units, residential care/assisted living services, and skilled nursing care, usually in one location, and usually for a resident’s lifetime. Most CCRCs require a substantial entrance fee (e.g., from a low of $100,000 to over a million) to be paid by the applicant upon admission along with monthly fees. * CANHR.org *