Adult Day Care Case Study Nursing Home

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Given the response provided to question two, indicate which option you would select and why based on the following scenario. You have 85 year old relative who has early stages of dementia. At the present time, your relative, as a waiver beneficiary is receiving 8 hour per day, five days per week home health aide services. Your relative also several chronic diseases (hypertension, COPD, diabetes, coronary artery disease) that require administration of multiple medications. Based on this scenario, I would choose adult day care. The CNA on duty would be able to administer medication and make sure my relative is doing ok. My relative would be able to socialize and get out of the house. Unfortunately, your loved one has a serious fall sustaining a broken hip and was hospitalized. Because of the severity of the fall, the physician indicated that after surgery and stabilization, your relative will require physical and occupational therapy. After three weeks of rehabilitation, you are informed that your loved one has been unable to reach their baseline. You are requested to consider permanent placement in a long term care bed in the same facility. discuss the following in terms of a " facility" in your area:cost, impact of insurance type, care plan , the admission process, state and county laws that govern the…show more content…
There are many ways a person can pay for a nursing home. Most people who enter nursing homes begin by paying for their care themselves. The resources for long term care include: Medicare, Medicaid (if eligibile), Long Term Care Insurance, and personal resources. If they qualify for Medicaid, they may be able to get help to pay for nursing home care costs, but not every nursing home will accept Medicaid. Long term care insurance policies can help pay for many types of long-term care. Long-term care insurance can vary. Some policies may cover only nursing home

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