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She entered 1/26/19 they want to discharge her 2/28. She can't really walk or get herself to a bathroom. Can they do this in New York state?

Full Medicare coverage ends at 21 days then up to 100 days at a rate of $165/ day. What they are preparing for is to remind you it is time for nursing home care. You can tell staff that you family is not able yet to take her home and she can continue to stay longer. However if family does nothing then rehab will go through the courts to place her. I think it is time to sit down with family but it sounds like family help has plateaued. Family help may now be closing down her home and setting up the financials
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judyberryman Feb 23, 2019
Thank you for your reply, this helped explain the 100 days
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If she has hit a plateau or she can't do the therapy, yes they can discharge. Medicare determines the discharge not the facility. Your option is putting her in LTC, paying privately or applying for Medicaid.
Breaking a hip for the elderly is very serious. Dementia would not help.

I agree, talk to the SW and tell her there is no one to care for Mom at home.
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judyberryman Feb 23, 2019
Thank you for your reply, we thought it was the facility.
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I would ask them where she is going, since she can not live alone? Talk to the social worker, and make it clear there is no one to assist her.
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judyberryman Feb 22, 2019
Thank you.
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Correction.....She cannot walk or get to the bathroom.
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