New Consumer Checklist Available for Choosing Nursing Homes

The Advancing Excellence in America‰Ûªs Nursing Homes Campaign‰Ûªs Consumer Tip Sheet provides nursing home residents and family members basic information and 10 questions they should be asking to better understand resident care planning, staffing, important care issues and the significance of measuring resident and family satisfaction.

In a typical year, 3.2 million Americans will spend some time in a nursing home. Although there are many guides for choosing a nursing home already available, the Campaign is trying to help residents and their families ensure the best care and quality of life while in a nursing home.

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