Moving out of the family home for health reasons is not easy. You only want the best for your loved one. There are many things to consider when selecting a senior care facility, including:
It’s important to find the right facility for your needs. Nursing homes, transitional care and assisted living facilities are all different. Some specialize in one type of care while others offer a variety.
|Care provided||Transitional care||Assisted living||Nursing home|
|May exhibit minor to moderate memory deficits||X||X||X|
|Difficulties with self-care that needs 24/7 nurse care and assistance||X|
|Physician evaluation indicates condition doesn’t require hospital monitoring and treatment, but unsafe to return home in current health condition||X||X|
|Decline in ability to care for yourself or maintain functional independence at home after a recent hospitalization, but may improve with nursing care, physical therapy and occupational therapy||X||X|
|Exhibits moderate to severe memory deficits||X||X|
|Doesn’t have enough caregiver support to remain in the community||X||X|
|Is unsafe living independently in current situation||X||X|
|Needs services intermittently throughout the day, although not continuously||X|
|Would benefit from communal dining||X||X|
On-site senior care
It’s important to maintain access to an expert care team once a loved one moves into a senior care facility. HealthPartners and Park Nicollet offer on-site care at all types of senior facilities. This means care is possible without going to a clinic. We want to help keep your loved ones active and independent.
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