Nancy occasionally writes columns on the Mindful Caregiver for the Atlanta Jewish Times. Recent topics include:
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What services are provided? What is included in the base charge? What are the charges for additional services?
How do you determine level of care needed by my loved one? What would prompt a change in the level of care?
How do you handle medications? And how do you keep me informed of any changes?
What are the criteria for moving someone into memory care? What are some specific examples of how memory care would improve my family member’s quality of life?
How often do you train your staff? What proportion of the staff is trained to work with people with dementia?
What are reasons you would send someone to the hospital?
If my loved one is refusing help with bathing, or dressing or is unwilling to participate in activities, how do you manage these situations?
What are some specific circumstances in which you could no longer care for my loved one?