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It's a big decision. Let us help.

senior woman thinking about her care optionsChoosing the rehabilitation or nursing care service that's right for you or a loved one can be a confusing and stressful process. Consider us your helpful partner who can walk you through this big decision.

Let's get started. Below is a short assessment that can help you begin thinking about your care options. Next we'd like to talk to you to find out how we can help. Contact Us for more information.

1. What Service Do I Need?

Every day we receive calls from family members just like you who really don't know how or what type of service their loved one needs. That's why, based upon years of experience, we have found the following questions to be helpful in determining the service that best meets the needs for you and your loved one:

Has your loved one had a recent hospitalization (3 day stay) for surgery, illness or injury?
Are therapy or skilled nursing services needed to help your loved one heal and return home after a hospitalization?
Has a physician recommended and provided orders for additional therapy and skilled nursing services?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, Rehab and Therapy Services may meet your needs to get you back home.

Has your loved one had a hospitalization for an illness, injury or surgery?
Is the thought of having your loved one live at home on their own concerning to you?
Do you think around-the-clock nursing care is needed?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, long-term Nursing Care may meet your needs.

Do you want to keep your loved one home with you, but the responsibility of caring for someone with Alzheimer's 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is overwhelming?
Is your loved one experiencing behavior issues associated with Alzheimer's disease and medication is not working?
Have you realized your loved one needs a secure, quiet and therapeutic environment so that they can thrive and be safe?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, our Alzheimer's and Dementia Care may meet your needs.

Is your loved one suffering from the pain and symptoms of a chronic disease?
Are you looking for care the eases the pain of your loved one?
Is your loved one looking for emotional and spiritual support, as well as care?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, Palliative Care for Pain Management may meet your needs.

Are you struggling with the demands of caregiving?
Do you just need a break from the demands and stress of caregiving?
Are you looking for someone to watch your loved one as you unwind and take a break?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, Respite Care may meet your needs.

2. What Should I Expect?

As a family member either making the decision for - or assisting my loved one in making the decision - to stay either temporarily or long-term in a care center, what should I expect when beginning the process? What should I expect overall from the service itself?

Q: Is there a room available?
A: This depends on residents in our Home at that time.

Q: How soon can my loved one be admitted?
A: This depends on how soon we can get the information we need to determine if we can meet the needs of your loved one.

Q: What steps are needed to be admitted?
A: Medical information about your loved one is the main criteria. We provide individualized care based on each person's needs.

Q: What can they bring to make the room feel like home?
A: Most anything that will fit in the room. Most residents bring pictures, a favorite quilt and comfortable clothes.

Q: What is the cost?
A: Costs depend on required services. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, Senior Whole Health, other insurances and private pay.

Q: Can I drop by anytime?
A: Yes, but for safety building entry is monitored 24/7. When your loved one is a resident, just call Fall River Jewish Home to let us know you desire a late night visit...

3. What's the Cost?

Q: We are on a tight budget, and my parent really didn't save for nursing home care. How much will this type of care cost?
A: Since every situation is unique, the best way to determine cost is to discuss your situation with a staff member at FRJH. Be assured that any information obtained will be held in strictest confidence.

4. Have more questions?

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