Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Preparing for the Unexpected
March article will address planning for the unexpected from the health care professional perspective. April will present the elder law attorney perspective.
When a resident is admitted to a long-term care facility, he or she must provide information for: the responsible party, next of kin in an emergency and mortuary preference.
Advance Directives and Durable power of Attorney provide instructions in your own words to family/caregivers, friends and health care professionals when there is a significant condition change.
Visit www.westsideobserver.com, Senior Smarts: Preparing for the Unexpected - Part I (March 2014) for: defining care planning; medical management; related approaches for addressing the problem; National Healthcare Decisions Day; resources; terminology.