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Long-Term Care Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I start if my loved one needs nursing home care?

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Does the nursing home have a doctor on staff who will attend a resident who is ill in the nursing home?

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What kinds of activities are there for my loved one?

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Is GCMC’s LTC Medicare or Medicaid certified?

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Can my loved one have a private room?

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Can my loved one bring their own furniture?

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What if my loved one does not like what is on the menu today?

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Will I be updated on my loved one’s care status?

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Does the nursing home move residents to a new room at will?

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Is my loved one protected from abuse/neglect/exploitation?

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Are laundry services provided?

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May the resident leave for the weekend, holidays, or outings with family?

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Are religious services provided?

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Will transportation be provided for out-of-town doctor appointments?

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Will therapy services be offered to my loved one if the physician orders it?

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Can my loved one keep cash at the facility and if so, how much?

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