“Finding Long Term Care – It’s a Process."
by Dean Thomas, Administrator, Apostolic Christian Skylines
When an older family member needs help with dressing, meal preparation, shopping and personal care and the needs cannot be met by family members or community services, their living situation can quickly become—or may already be—unsafe. Or there may be needs for medical attention at home that family members are simply not able to provide. In both cases, a long term care facility may be the best option.
If this is your situation, first recognize that every individual’s needs and preferences are different. A long term care facility that has been an excellent fit for a relative or friend may not be the best one today for your loved one. Finding the best match is a process that is unique for every individual. So how does the process begin?