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What To Do When We Are Displeased With Our Parent's Care

Posted May 31 2013 12:00am

...In my family, there were multiple elders—my father, uncle, mother and mother-in-law-- in need of varying levels of care at the same time I had to care for young children. Eventually, they all went to the same facility near my home and I became a daily visitor and part of the care team.

Be realistic. Care centers are generally too understaffed to give one-on-one care, unless you are paying for a private duty nurse. Don't expect your loved one's call light to be answered immediately every time.

Read more about what to do when we aren't happy with the care our loved one is receiving:

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