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Which Type of Long Term Care Facility Should You Choose?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you or a loved one need more care than can be reliably provided at home, a good long term care facility is probably your best bet. So how do you go about choosing a facility? The first decision you'll have to make is which type of facility you'll need. Here's what you need to know to ensure that you're well-prepared to choose a facility that provides the level of care that best suits your needs.

When choosing a long term care facility, your basic options are assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes. The key difference between the different types of facilities is the level of care they provide to the clients they serve.

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Long Term Care: Is Home Care Right for Your Loved One?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 31, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Home care is a long term care option that many consider for their loved ones when they are no longer able to safely and effectively manage on their own due to illness, injury, or significant medical events. Regular visits from home care providers can be a good solution for many, providing the help they need to function well and safely in their own homes. However, like any type of care, it isn't right for everyone. So what do you need to know to make a solid decision on whether or not home care is right for your loved one? Here are some important factors to consider:

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30 Questions to Ask a Skilled Nursing Facility

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you or a loved one are in need of skilled nursing care, it is important to know that not all skilled nursing facilities are the same. While all, by definition, offer skilled nursing care, other services may differ significantly from one facility to another. For instance, some may emphasize rehabilitative services for short stay patients, while others may be more focused on long-term care. Some provide specialized medical care, while others do not. Then there are differences in quality, amenities and costs to consider. So what should you ask to be sure you choose the right facility for your needs?

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Topics: Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing

4 Tips for Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you are tackling the task of choosing a skilled nursing facility for yourself or a loved one, whether it is for a short rehabilitation stay or for long term care, the array of available options in any given area can be overwhelming. After all, most of us know just enough about such facilities to know that quality can vary significantly from one facility to another, which makes choosing carefully essential. So what do you need to know to ensure that your choice results in the high-quality care and services you need? Here are 4 tips for choosing a skilled nursing facility:

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Topics: Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing

Long Term Care: How to Check for Quality

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you are in search of a facility to provide for your long term care needs, quality is of prime concern. So how can the average person, with little or no experience with these types of facilities, accurately assess their level of quality? Here we'll go over the what you need to know about how to check for quality as you compare long term care facilities in your area.

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Skilled Nursing Facilities: How to Compare

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Skilled nursing facilities specialize in caring for individuals who need assistance on a temporary basis as the recovery and rehabilitate after a serious illness or medical event, or people who need long term care due to chronic illness or disabilities. If you or a loved one are in need of this type of care, you'll find that there are many such facilities available to provide that care.

While having lots of options is an advantage for many reasons, it can also make the task of choosing the best one for your needs a bit more difficult. Here we'll lay out a basic road map of how to compare skilled nursing facilities effectively to ease your path to a solid, well-informed decision about your care.

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Remembering What’s Important to Our Patients

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 5, 2017 9:09:00 AM

At Rehab Select we love to stress how efficient we are at long term care, at getting people in, rehabilitated and back out living their lives at a pace that serves them individually. But we don’t spend enough time shedding light on the other aspect of what we do.

Or, more importantly, the result:

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3 Things to Look for in an Alabama Skilled Nursing Facility

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Are you in need of skilled nursing care for yourself or a loved one? If so, you have probably already realized that there are lots of skilled nursing facilities in business today. While most offer a similar range services, they are not all alike. Some are better than others, going above and beyond basic established standards to deliver exceptional all around care to their patients, while others struggle to maintain those basic standards. So what do you need to know to ensure that the facility you choose is one of those better ones? Here are 3 things to look for in a skilled nursing facility:

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Choosing an Alabama Long Term Care Facility: 10 Questions to Ask

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Choosing an Alabama long term care facility is an important decision – one that you'll want to be sure to get right the first time. Clearly, the primary reason for that is ensuring that the facility you choose offers quality care and a comfortable, respectful environment. Secondarily, the process of choosing a facility can be tedious, time-consuming and stressful, and choosing well means that you won't have to do it twice. Knowing the right questions to ask can help you do that, so here are 10 questions you should ask as you compare facilities in your area.

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Long Term Care: Selecting the Right Type of Facility

Posted by Chris Schmidt | Apr 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you are looking into long term care options for yourself or a loved one, you have probably already discovered that there are various types of facilities that provide that care. So which type should you be looking at? Each type of facility provides a different level of care, so which is best suited to meet your needs depends upon exactly what those needs are. Here we'll go over the types of facilities available and what sort of care needs they serve.

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Topics: Long Term Care