certified facilities in the United States
certified beds in the United States
Average number of beds per facility
4.55 Minimum recommended
Source: Charlene Harrington, Helen Carrillo, Rachel Garfield, and Ellen Squires. “Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents and Facility Deficiencies, 2009 Through 2016,” Kaiser Family Foundation, April 3, 2018. Accessed April 19, 2018. www.kff.org/medicaid/report/nursing-facilities-staffing-residents-and-facility-deficiencies-2009-through-2016
Long-term facilities that specialize in taking care of those with serious conditions that require around-the-clock care or companionship. Focused and dedicated medical attention makes nursing homes a preferred option for those recovering from strokes or heart attacks.
Consult your primary care provider. A specialist like a Nurse Practitioner will provide expertise as you plan for the future.
Contact your local area agency on aging for advice and guides. Sites like www.eldercare.gov can help.
Check out government ratings. On medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare you can see ratings in health, staffing, and quality measures.
Visit facilities. Go during an activity and join in. Have a meal with the residents or stroll around the grounds.
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