Do you know your rights when it comes to eviction from a nursing home? “With better-paying Medicare coverage ending and being replaced by Medicaid“, evictions from nursing homes seem to be on the rise. However, there are procedures that must be followed and rights that you have as a current resident. This informative article posted by the New York Times includes an easy to read list of guidelines that must be followed by all registered nursing homes according to federal law. Since most residents may be unaware of their rights, I am sharing this article in the hopes that it can help those who are or may be threatened with transfer or eviction.
Hospital stays for seniors and the elderly can bring upon feelings of anxiety and fear for the patient and the caregiver. This does not have to be the case! If you are informed and prepared, it will make the process much more bearable. The best way to help alleviate your concerns is to have a good plan in place.
Home Care Assistance outlines six tips to help out with planning for your hospital stay. The article covers important areas of what to expect before you go in for a procedure or surgery, how to make your stay a little more comfortable while you are there, and how to prepare for after care once discharged.