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Why does the doctor have to sign off that the resident is appropriate for assisted Living? explain

Nov 15th, 2015

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An assisted living resident is defined as a resident who needs assistance with at least one of the activity of daily life.

A typical assisted living facility resident would usually be a senior citizen who does not need the level of care offered by a nursing home but prefers more companionship and needs some assistance in day-to-day living. Age groups will vary with every facility. There is currently a transformation occurring in long-term care. Assisted living communities are accepting higher and higher levels of care and nursing homes are becoming a place for those who are undergoing rehabilitation after a hospital stay or who need extensive assistance. Many assisted living communities now accept individuals who need assistance with all activities of daily living.

Now in order to certify the disability a patient must have the concurrence of a doctor.

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Nov 15th, 2015

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