Praised by Jane Brody of the New York Times!!
Finally a book that helps the layman understand
nursing home care!
In easy to understand language, this book answers basic questions, identifies care
issues and offers the steps you need to take to insure that a loved one gets the best nursing home care.
There are certainly many good books about nursing homes; there are books that tell you how to evaluate a nursing home and books that offer tips on how to get in. But there is no one book that offers an insider view on the subtle indicators of a good nursing home –how to identify them, and how to insure your loved one gets the best care.
Expertly written with sage advice, Joanna Leefer offers families the intelligent answers they need to answer the questions that they have to ask.
Almost Like Home: A Family Guide to Navigating the Nursing Home Maze
I’m Joanna Leefer, I know how it feels to be in charge of making difficult care decisions. No one should have to deal with choosing a nursing home alone. This book will help you make informed choices when you know that nursing home care is the best options. I will help you find the best facility and get the best care.
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Almost Like Home:
A Family Guide To Navigating The Nursing Home Maze
This book will tell you how to
*Research a nursing home
* Tour a facility
* Ask pertinent questions
* Settle in
Plus:Tips to insure the Best Care!
Take a Look inside Almost Like Home
Here is an excerpt
Nursing Home Touring Points
“When touring a home, always visit multiple floors or units and be sure to see more than the unit for “rehab” patients. The section used for rehabilitation is often more nicely furnished than the units for long-term residents because government reimbursements are higher for “rehab” patients, making these floors more profitable. Ask to see the unit where your loved one may be residing. Note the interaction between staff and residents. “The resident always comes first!” should be the prevailing philosophy among all staff members. If your guide or another staff member ignores a distressed resident, this is cause for concern… click here to read more