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Selecting the Right Facility

When selecting the right facility for you loved one there are 4 key areas that need to be met:

  1. Services Provided.
    You want to make sure that you select a facility that can meet the needs of your loved one. For example, if your loved one needs assistance with remembering their medication you want a facility that offers medication management.
  2. Location.
    You want to make sure when you select a facility that it is within your desired location. For example, if you live in Anaheim it would be more beneficial to both you and your loved one to place them within the city that you live so that you can visit with each other more often, or in case of an emergency.
  3. Availability.
    You want to make sure that the facility you choose has the appropriate room or bed available. For example, if you choose a facility that only has a semi-private room available and your loved one requires a private room it could cause a problem.
  4. Cost.
    You want to get the most care for your money, but you also do not want to be unrealistic. For example, if you can only afford to pay $1000.00 per month it would not be realistic to chose a facility that costs over that amount.

While you are at a facility, make sure you review the items listed on our checklist.

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