Because of the spread of the coronavirus in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, some families are wondering if they should bring their loved ones home during the crisis.
The NCEA and The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care have created a free checklist with things for you to consider if you are contemplating this change. You need a plan to make sure needs are met and your loved one is safe.
The checklist also includes ways to support your loved one if they decide to stay in the nursing home.
Get your free copy here: Should I take my loved one home during the Covid-19 crisis?
Elder law attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is an Approved Guardianship Attorney. She assists people in elder law, estate and special needs planning, guardianship and settling estates. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.