Nursing home residents have very specific rights that are intended to prevent inappropriate, unnecessary and untimely transfers and discharges.

Facilities must document in the resident’s record the reasons for the transfer or discharge. In order to justify the transfer or discharge, one of the following reasons must be substantiated: 1.

Assisted living placement agencies assist free of charge, but there may be a catch…

Finding an assisted living facility for yourself or your loved one can be a daunting task. There are over 7,500 facilities in California, and besides the obvious factors like location and cost, the average person may find it difficult to determine how to choose the right one.