We are moving mom from one facility to another because of the poor care she is currently receiving. Any advice?

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Any suggestions, any advice? This place is so much nicer but i don't know if she will comprehend that.

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thanks for all these replys, the facility is a bit bigger but better care and it is a memory care facility. the current place we are at continues to mess up, can't even put her hearing aid on correctly. the newer place requires that their med reck is a CPN so i'm hoping this will be better. i'm more worried about her confusion and agitation that comes with changing routines of dementia patients.
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I'm not sure what your loved ones needs are, but, if there is good cause to move her to a new facility, then that's certainly an option. I had to do that with my loved one, when her need for care increased. It was a good thing and it was immediately obvious that it was the right move.

I would suggest that you explore if she is in a proper facility. If her needs are greater than the facility can accommodate, then, you need to know that. I would try to determine if you moving her to a place that will meed her needs. It's vital to find that right fit. Try to find a place that can handle her level of care. If she is already in a place that can do it, then I might meet with the director and the team who works with her and arrive at plan for her care. I would do that at the new place too.

Lovely surroundings are great, but I didn't think they would impress my cousin very much. She has dementia and she no longer even notices the decorations I put in her room anymore. I had the option of moving her to a newer Memory Care facility, but I had to look at other factors, such as the intimate place she is now. They have a low number of residents. It's very small. They have low turnover in staff with most being there for over 7 years. They use medical services near my house. They are always available by phone and the director gave me her personal cell number to call her at anytime if I needed her! So, it's more than how new and nice the building is, imo.
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What is it you would like suggestions about?
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What type of facilty - Skilled nursing ?

I too would like to move my mother but she is in a memory care facility which is private pay, expensive and doesn't provide enough care forcing me to hire personal caregivers

I fear moving her as she has not adjusted at all since leaving home 4-months ago
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Be sure you sit down with the Head Nurse and explain your expectations. Understand that the nurses can only carry out written orders from the MD, so have those in hand too.
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