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The Importance of Questioning Nursing Homes

Published October 2, 2008

If your loved one is in a nursing home, that home is going to be their residence for an indefinite amount of time. It is very important to know that they are truly getting the best care available.

Since your loved one will be dependant on the care provided by the nursing home facility, they are put in a vulnerable position. It is important to find out if this facility is Medicare and Medicaid certified, and what criteria is used for selecting and validating employees.

Also, find out about the psychological well-being and treatment of current patients. The New York Elder law attorneys at Littman Krooks have put together a comprehensive list of things you should find out before placing your loved one in a nursing home. Find out more at

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