Finding and Choosing the right Nursing Home for you or a loved one 

Here’s the Medicare.Gov Nursing Home finder, guide & Compare  for the  Los Angeles South Bay area, California and Nationwide.

This government provided tool also allows you to see what insurances and public benefits are accepted at the various facilities.

Medi-Cal,

Medicare –

Skilled Nursing, Publication

Home Health Care

Private – Individual  Long Term Care Coverage.

Employer

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.

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

Veteran’s Care Co-Ordination.com

Intake form for Aid & Attendance

Health Grades.com – they charge a fee

Jewish Free Loan Assoc.

Poorest Nursing Homes

Medicare.Gov Home Health Compare

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

 

Publications

Medicare Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home  latest edition 8.2015   May 2011  Publication 02174

Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care # 10153

See our Resources and Introduction Page for more information on Long Term Care Coverage, What Medicare Provides, Medi-Cal – Medicaid, Veterans, etc.

Pending Legislation

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

How to Find Home Health Care

24 hr cares.com  Home Care Provider  –  owned by the son of a friend of ours

VA Benefits

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)

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  *

 

Continuing Care Retirement Communities

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Guide to choosing a nursing home
#02174

Medicare Guide to choosing a nursing home #02174

How to choose a nursing home
VIDEO

skilled nursing home video

 

Find a Nursing Home - Medicare.Gov 

Find a Nursing Home - Medicare.Gov

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