Dating in nursing home
En español This online tool run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rates more than 15,000 nursing homes that are certified by that agency, on a scale of one to five stars (the more stars, the better).
NHC bases its ratings on three categories: how the home fared on health inspections, whether it is staffed adequately and how it rated on other quality measures (for example, how many residents reported bedsores or were physically restrained).
The list covers background checks for staff members, transportation for residents to their doctor appointments and more.
It will help you get answers to key questions you might otherwise forget to ask.
I left Baltimore, MD, where I was born and raised, to attend University of Delaware. in Clinical Psychology, life took an unexpected turn: I made a spontaneous decision to try out online dating.
After earning my BA in Psychology, with minors in Computer Science and Cognitive Science, I trekked out to the University of Arizona for graduate school. The result was that I met my wonderful husband, Daniel.
Over the course of the next two years, I continued to get phone calls from nursing students asking if I could help.
So it wasn’t a huge surprise when I started nursing school and simultaneously started tutoring nursing students.
What After I graduated with my BSN, I continued tutoring a small group of “regulars” until they all graduated, pass their HESI exit exam, and went on to successfully complete NCLEX.
Experts advise that you dig into the numbers behind the rating.
“Just because there’s a five-star rating doesn’t mean it’s going to be great,” says Charlene Harrington, an emeritus professor at the University of California, San Francisco who researches nursing homes.