My father is going to stay in a skilled nursing facility for rehab to regain strength in his leg. What are some things I should watch for while he is there?
My 82yo dad was hospitalized for a cellulitis on his leg. In the week he was in the hospital he's become unable to stand and do the few things he was still able to any longer. I am his 24/7 caregiver. His doctors agree that it would benefit him to stay in a skilled nursing facility for rehab to regain some strength. My family was opposed at first but we have since agreed it is necessary to make a safe return home. We looked at 4 places, found one we liked, but now what should I be aware of?
I plan on continuing taking care of him there, but ultimately I have to sleep at night. What should I watch for? What's a "red flag"? We could have opted for in home therapy but this is supposed to be better for him. Any comments?