How can I choose the right facility for my loved one?
What are my rights as a nursing home resident? www.health.state.ny.us/facilities/nursing/rights
What is a health care proxy and do I really need to complete one? www.health.state.ny.us/professionals/patients/health_care_proxy/index.htm
What is HIPAA? http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/hipaa/hipaa.htm
Additional Resources for Caregivers
If I don’t qualify for Medicaid, what then?
Are the rooms private or shared?
Are personal belongings such as photos, radios, etc. permitted by nursing home residents?