Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility

Important questions to ask when touring a skilled nursing facility:

  • What kind of therapies are offered at the facility?
  • How often will my family member receive therapy?
  • What physician will follow my loved one's care at your facility?
  • What portion of the expense will my insurance cover?
  • What activities do you offer?
  • How do you coordinate the staffing at your facility?
  • How often do you shower the residents at your facility?
  • How and where are meals provided?
  • How will I know when my family member is ready to discharge from your facility?
  • If my loved one needs long term care is there an available bed?
  • What are your visiting hours?

Things to consider when choosing a skilled nursing facility:

  • Proximity to home — is the distance something you are willing to commute regularly?
  • Insurance — does the facility accept payment from your primary and secondary insurances?
  • Length of stay — if you need to stay long term, does the facility you are considering accept long term patients?
  • Services — does the facility offer the services you will be requiring during your stay?

We at La Paloma Healthcare Center are pleased to be able to help you answer these questions and show you why our facility is the right choice for you or a loved one. Please contact us today to learn more about how we are revolutionizing the quality of skilled nursing care within the industry.

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