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What are some good questions to ask when considering an assisted living center for your elderly parent?

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Dr. Teresita Degamo
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Supervise Care-giver

Ask for credentials of clinical supervisor of alf, mode of supervision & monitoring of care-giving staff, modes of communication between staff & resident, communication lines with nearest of kin, criminal & background investigation of staff, st licensing & accreditation, familiarity w ombudsman, policies re drug prescription & administration & documentation, ratio of care-giover staff to residents.

In brief: Supervise Care-giver

Ask for credentials of clinical supervisor of alf, mode of supervision & monitoring of care-giving staff, modes of communication between staff & resident, communication lines with nearest of kin, criminal & background investigation of staff, st licensing & accreditation, familiarity w ombudsman, policies re drug prescription & administration & documentation, ratio of care-giover staff to residents.
Dr. Teresita Degamo
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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Great advice

Go with your gut... Visit. Meet staff and current patients!

In brief: Great advice

Go with your gut... Visit. Meet staff and current patients!
Dr. David Wyatt
Dr. David Wyatt
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