Individual lives with girlfriend in Florida unable to walk, vision impaired, incontinent. Any advice?

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Girl friend currently in ICU. She has seizures and will be unable to continue to care for boyfriend. What steps can she take to get her home back and get care for her boyfriend?

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Medicaid does not put a lean on a home until that person passes. If she owns the home then Medicaid should have no interest in it. If they bought it together, then there is the problem. I agree, call family and if they r unwilling to get involved then APS needs to be called. By the way, seizures could have been under control but patients body no longer excepts the  meds being taken. So new meds have to be found and it's a hit and miss what works and what doesn't. Stress doesn't help either. If her seizures Can't be brought under control, she will not be able to drive. In ICU its serious. Someone needs to get care for the boyfriend now!  She may end up in rehab for a length of time.
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Call Adult.Protective Services.
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Penni, we need a lot more information to help you with this problem. I am a bit confused, is it the girlfriend who cannot walk, vision impaired, etc. who is in the ICU? Or is it the boyfriend who cannot walk, vision impaired, etc?

I understand that the girlfriend won't be physically able to care for her boyfriend, correct? Are the seizures something new or a sitatuion that the girlfriend has had all her life? Were they under control prior? And the boyfriend cannot care for her, right?

Why doesn't the girlfriend currently have her house? Does Medicaid have a lien on the house? Is the boyfriend currently living in the house? If yes, who is caring for him while she is in the hospital? Who is going to take care of the girlfriend once she returns home? Are there family that can help out?

Does the boyfriend have grown children? If yes, can they help, or bring the boyfriend to their own homes? If there is no family, the boyfriend would need to apply for Medicaid and move into a nursing home.

Oh, one important question... how long has the girlfriend and boyfriend been together?
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Can you clarify what you mean by "get her home back"? Is the idea to move him out of it? Is she moving back home or is she planning to stay in a care facility? Also, is this her idea or someone else's? Does she agree that she can no longer care for him and that he has to move out?

The first step I believe would be to contact the boyfriend's family members. Somebody had to arrange care for him, or apply for Medicaid if that's warranted. If that's not possible, then contact the Adult protective services in the location of the home and let them know that a person in need of care is residing in the home and the caregiver is hospitalized and unable to continue providing care.
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