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Description - Making the Right Move by Gillian Eades Telford

Choose the right home to provide comfort and care Make an informed choice for yourself or someone you love Research shows that the most common questions asked when choosing a nursing home are Where is the facility located? and How much does it cost? Seldom are any other questions taken into consideration. Yet, for a major life decision, careful research should be undertaken to ensure that you find the best possible care and the most enjoyable environment for yourself or your loved one. Making the Right Move was written both for seniors considering moving to a care facility or for anyone who is considering housing options for someone he or she loves. This book takes you step-by-step through the process of evaluating different facilities and their staff. The author uses real-life examples she has gathered from her own experiences as a registered nurse to explain what goes on behind the scenes at nursing home and similar facilities. Packed with checklists of questions to ask and forms for evaluating the answers, Making the Right Move: Housing Options for Seniors is a valuable and practical guide to staying focussed while making what can be difficult decisions. It examines issues including: How to rate a nursing home Supportive housing options with care components Questions to ask the director of care Finding elder-friendly environments How to effectively deal with complaints and problems"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781551804514
ISBN-10: 1551804514
Format: Paperback
(210mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Self-Counsel Press
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Gillian Eades Telford

Already an experienced editor with Self-Counsel Press, Tanya Lee Howe also co-authored its successful 'Start and Run a Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio' title. Currently Tanya is sharing care of a mother with Alzheimer's with her sister-in-law. They learned to communicate their day shift/night shift mother care, rotating doctor schedule and specialist appointments by keeping a "Mom Book" so no details would get missed.