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Senior Housing Directory 2019SKILLED CARE• How does the facility use physical and chemical (psychotropic drugs) restraints?• Who will be the resident's attending physician? Is he or she readily available?• Can residents continue to see their personal doctors in the community?• Is transportation provided to and from medical appointments? And is there a fee?• Are mental health services available and delivered as needed?• Are there any special or care services that are not provided?• Are residents well groomed?• What is the facility's toileting program?• Will the facility meet all of the person'scare needs for therapy and otherspecialized services?• Is staff trained in preventive and oralhygiene care? Is care provided daily?• Are residents and their family membersencouraged to participate in forming theplan of care?• Do residents receive assistance withmeals as needed?• Are residents given suf cient  uids?Note: Compare the quality of the nursing homes you’re considering. Your local Ombudsman can help you with this or you can start online by visiting https:// www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/ search.html.MOVING IN• What is the process for moving in? • Is there a needs assessment or initialevaluation done to assure the residentreceives appropriate care and services? • What happens to the resident's roomduring a temporary hospital admission? • Ask for Resident Rights information.MOVING OUT• Does the home assist with locating an appropriate care setting?• What is the home's policy and procedure for evictions?If the transition to a skilled nursing facility is more eminent, options might be more limited, but they still remain. Even with a transfer directly from the hospital, whether for a short term rehab or for a long-term stay, you do not have to choose the  rst option presented. You can requestanother if they are available.If transitioning to skilled nursing is thenext step having the necessary information can make the transition a bit easier. Admission requirements may vary based on the resident’s funding source but gener- ally the resident will need to provide:• A physician order for nursing home care. • A history and physical.• A pre-admission screening for behavior-al health services.• An assessment of the resident’s risk forTuberculosis (TB).If the resident is Medicaid eligible orapplying for Medicaid, the nursing home must also conduct a nursing facility level of care determination to assess the resi- dent’s functional ability for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care.If you run into challenges the Ombudsman may be able to help you. For more information please call the Michigan Ombudsman toll-free number at 1-866- 485-9393 or email MLTCOP@meji.org. More information can be found on their website at MLTCOP.org.Award-Winning | 5-Star Rated50 Sanderson Lane, Coldwater, MI 49036517.279.9587 Maple-Lawn.orgOur patient- rst philosophy means care with a personal touch.OUR SERVICES• 24-hour Nursing Care• Post-Acute Care• Tracheostomy Care• Wound Care• Pulmonary Care• Pain Management• Respite Care• Palliative Care• Medically Complex Patients• IV Therapy• Dementia CareOUR AMENITIES• Private Rehab Recovery Rooms • Spacious Resident Rooms• Daily Housekeeping Service• Recreational Activities• Personal Laundry Service• Beauty Salon and Barber Shop • Telephone Service Available• Patio and Courtyard• Air Conditioning• Cable Television / WiFiIn life, people matter most.(269) 781-4281 • www.atriumlivingcenters.com 575 North Madison Street Marshall, MI 49068SENIOR HOUSING DIRECTORY | 2019 25


































































































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