Selecting a Skilled Care Facility

Selecting a Skilled Care Facility

Choosing a health care facility for a loved one can be difficult. The concern focuses on the quality of life provided. It is important for you and your family members to visit the facility to make sure that it meets your needs, as well as those of your family. A few things to consider when choosing a facility are listed here.
  • Is the facility accepting new residents?
  • Is the facility easy to visit for family and friends? 
  • Does the facility use hospitals where my doctor practices?
  • Does the facility have the services I need?
  • Does the facility have a variety of activities I might enjoy? 
  • Do residents appear clean and well groomed? 
  • Do the residents have the same staff on a daily basis?
    • Is there enough staff available to assist residents?
    • Does the staff respond quickly to resident’s calls for help?
  • Does the facility have an active resident and/or family council? 
  • Is the facility clean and pleasant? 
  • Is the facility certified by Medicare and Medicaid?
  • Are both the facility and current administrator licensed?
  • How much is the cost of care in the facility?
    • What services are included in this price?
    • What additional costs will I have to pay?
  • Is the previous facility’s annual state inspection report available for my review?
    • Did the report find any problems?
    • How were these issues addressed? 
Parkview Manor provides the intimacy and family atmosphere you want in a nursing care center. Our highly trained and dedicated staff takes great pride in providing small town living and quality care. Long-term, short-term, or respite stays are available.
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