How to Choose the Best Alzheimer’s Assisted Living Facility
Cost is an important factor when deciding upon a residential care facility. Medicare could cover partially or fully the expenses for long-term care. How much they will pay greatly depends upon various factors, such as the condition of a patient, the services provided by the facility, and a patient’s ability to pay the costs. There are also private nursing home insurance policies available. It is important to determine the monthly cost of the facility after Medicare and any other available insurance and determine if the family can bear the cost.
Once you have created a list of potential facilities, visit them in order to decide which one will meet a patient’s needs. Look for a place which has a peaceful atmosphere.
Watch the interaction between the staff and patients. The care providers must offer one on one attention. They should also help patients with their food and pay attention to anyone that is not eating.