Written by attorney Robert Michael Slutsky

Tips for Nursing Home Admission Agreements

Common Concerns with Agreements: Concern: Some nursing home admission agreements assume that certain injuries are inevitable. They limit the care for the resident and force the resident to hire private duty caregivers. Response: Federal law requires the nursing home to provide the care necessary to

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In Pennsylvania every long term care facility should have the contact information for the Long Term Care Ombudsman, who is associated with the Area Agency on Aging. The Ombudsman tries to address complaints about the facility. They can also act as a mediator to address concerns before you hire an attorney or file a complaint with the Department of Health.

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