Nursing homes

 
Information about specific facilities, other resources
 
Licensure and requirements, Medicare/Medicaid certification, advisory committee, guidance by topic 
 
Patients
  • The frail elderly and people with chronic illness who need routine or skilled nursing care in a residential facility.
 
Services
  • Room and board.
  • 24/7 nursing coverage.
  • Assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing and eating.
  • Facilities designated as "skilled" nursing facilities provide short- and long-term rehabilitative services and additional skilled nursing care.
  • Some facilities have secured units to provide closer supervision for people with dementia.
 
Licensed staff routinely on-site
  • Nurses and social workers.
  • Facilities that provide rehabilitative services have occupational, speech and physical therapists.
 
 
Meeting dates, presentations
 
Guidance by topic