How many individuals rush to place their loved one in a care community where staff seem welcoming and excited to have your loved one?  After the move-in all of this changes and you’re wondering what happened.  This is a common occurrence.

No matter what type of community, the care of your loved one requires continual oversight.  It is imperative to talk about expectations with care communities to confirm they are able to provide the level of care you expect.  It is important to have one contact for information input and output.

Staff in care communities are busy and may not always have time to be proactive in addressing issues.  It is your responsibility as the family caregiver to ask questions, determine what actions must occur and to hold the care community accountable for providing the best level of care possible for your loved one.

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About Pamela Wilson

PAMELA D. WILSON, MS, BS/BA, NCG, CSA helps caregivers and aging adults solve caregiving problems and manage caregiving needs through online programs, live support groups, and an extensive caregiving library that includes articles, podcasts, videos, and webinars.

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