I am scared that mom will go down faster if I move her. Is this true?

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The memory care that my mom's is at..says because the state has requested them to close one of the cottage because of them being short staffed and numbers of falls they had..so my mom is in one of the houses that they will have to close down..my mmom is on hospice and is suppose to be on stage 7..I dnt see any other way of not having to moving her..

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I am poa of my mom..I found out today that are starting to move people tommorrow...I just dnt want to move my mom without me knowing..she is at a memory care center..I am going tommorrow to talk to the administration...and ask her why I was never tole about the closing of the cottage..I am hearing from the caregivers that they have 30 days to move everyone...I am planning on going and talk to my mom's social worker...hope she can help..
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If they are closing the unit she's in, I'm not sure what other options you would have. Are you the family member who has been in charge of her? Is she in a Hospice Center, Nursing Home, Memory Care Unit, etc?
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However you phrase it, write formally to the facility and say "I am not impressed. How do you plan to minimise the impact of this proposed change on my mother, given her circumstances?"

If they have to, they have to. But their project management sucks - how long have they had to prepare for this?
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Thanks..I got visit my mom everyday...I know at times she might not know who I am..she will keep the same hospice nurse..the place where she is has 5 cottages so her cottage is the one closing down....a year ago I want to move my mom to another place because of the problems this facility was having...and her doctor strongly said no..but I have no other choise...because they said that they have to downsize....do I have any rights that I can say where I would like to move her??..thanks...and to learning new caregivers are a pain.
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Oh dear. I certainly wish they could figure out an exception for a hospice patient!

Yes, sometimes a change in scenery and routines can be difficult for persons with dementia. It is sometimes necessary, and can't be helped. People in the end stage of the disease may not always be so aware of their surroundings so this might not matter to your mother as much as it might have earlier.

Will the same hospice staff serve her in her new location? Do you visit often? Often that kind of continuity is more important than what the room looks like.

It is good that a facility not take in more residents than they have staff for. The timing of this change is unfortunate for you. You and Mom will get through it, though. Just one more bump on a very bumpy road.
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motherof5, I am moving your question back to the top of the list. Hopefully someone with experience with this can help you :)
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