Ask The Right Questions In Your Nursing Facility Search

Transitioning into a nursing facility means you must consider financial options, available services, and emotional adjustments.

Embassy Healthcare facilities offer specialized care that differs among locations. Asking the right questions will ensure the facility you choose matches your criteria.

Ask About Financials

  • Does the facility accept Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance companies?
  • Is there anyone who can assist with Medicare/Medicaid applications?
  • What are the rates on different size rooms/apartments/suites?

Know A Facility’s Size And Specialties

  • How many beds are there?
  • How many beds are available, and is there a waitlist?
  • Are there private or semi-private rooms?
  • What kind of therapy and rehabilitation services does your facility offer?
  • Will my loved one still receive therapy while remaining long-term?
  • Is there a memory care unit? Is it separate and secure?
  • How many stars does your facility have?

Know The Staff

  • How many staff are at the facility?
  • Do you always have an RN on staff?
  • Do you conduct background checks on all staff?
  • What is the availability of your staff?
  • What is the staff to resident ratio?
  • What is your staff turnover rate?
  • Is there certification or continuing education programs?
  • How often do you hold care plan meetings?

Ask About Amenities

  • Are laundry services, housekeeping, phone, cable, and television included?
  • What are the visitation hours?
  • What are the meal/snack options?
  • What kind of activities are available to residents?
  • Can residents bring their furniture and décor?
  • Are there outdoor, recreation, or wellness programs?

Contact Embassy Healthcare, and we will provide all the information you need to make a thorough decision about your living situation transition. Call 888-975-1379 to schedule a tour.