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You need to hire an attorney. Even though she doesn't want Medicaid, she doesn't get to make the decisions now.
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No, you cannot force her. But you can get a court order for her to stay there. See a lawyer about a Guardianship hearing. I just tried to help a woman who wanted to stay in a nursing home but totally refused to apply for Medicaid. She is now in a homeless shelter. Get a lawyer.
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Vberry, an accurate answer to this question depends on a lot of variables.

How old is she? Where does she Live? What are her impairments/health Issues? Does anyone have POA for health or finances?

Elders are allowed to make bad decisions about their own care.

But if she's in a care setting, like a hospital, make sure that discharge knows that, if she's returning to her home, that there is no one there to help, if that is the case.
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A little more information would be useful here.

If your mother has not been declared incompetent, she has the right to leave the nursing home whenever she wants. However, that doesn't mean that anyone needs to help her. Most nursing home residents would not be capable of finding and moving into a new home on their own. On the other hand, if she has a furnished house with utilities waiting for her, I guess she could call a cab and get home on her own.

Again, more information would be very helpful.
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