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On December 9, 2022, the Center for Medicare Advocacy and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice announced development of a new hospice resource. The resource is entitled “Questions to Ask When Choosing a Hospice.” You can access this resource on the CMA page or the NAHCH page.

Nursing home residents have the right to who they will spend time with and how they will spend it. Specifically,  42 C.F.R. § 483.10(f)(1) – (3), (8) provides that residents have the right to and the facility must promote and facilitate resident self-determination through support of resident choice, including but not limited to the rights […]

Nursing home residents have a right to refuse unnecessary transfers within the facility. Specifically, 42 C.F.R. § 483.10(e)(7) and (8) provides that the resident has a right to be treated with respect and dignity, including: (7) The right to refuse to transfer to another room in the facility, if the purpose of the transfer is: […]

Nursing home residents have a right to share a room with whomever they wish as long as both residents agree. Specifically, 42 C.F.R. § 483.10(e)(4) – (6) provides that the resident has a right to be treated with respect and dignity, including: (4) The right to share a room with his or her spouse when […]

Nursing home residents have a right to reasonable accomodation of needs and preferences. 42 C.F.R. § 483.10(e)(3) provides that the resident has a right to be treated with respect and dignity, including: (3) The right to reside and receive services in the facility with reasonable accommodation of resident needs and preferences except when to do so […]

42 C.F.R. § 483.10(e)(2) provides that the resident has a right to be treated with respect and dignity, including: (2) The right to retain and use personal possessions, including furnishings, and clothing, as space permits, unless to do so would infringe upon the rights or health and safety of other residents. Appendix PP: All residents’ […]

Nursing home residents have the right to visitation. Specifically,  42 C.F.R. § 483.10(f) provides that residents have the right to and the facility must promote and facilitate resident self-determination through support of resident choice, including but not limited to the rights specified in paragraphs (f)(1) through (11) of this section. (4) The resident has a […]

Nursing home residents have the right to make their own choices. This includes basic life choices, the right to information and to socialize, and rights concerning financial matters. Specifically,  42 C.F.R. § 483.10(f) provides that residents have the right to and the facility must promote and facilitate resident self-determination through support of resident choice, including […]

Nursing home residents have the right to make their own choices. This includes basic life choices, the right to information and to socialize, and rights concerning financial matters. Specifically,  42 C.F.R. § 483.10(f) provides that residents have the right to and the facility must promote and facilitate resident self-determination through support of resident choice, including […]

Nursing home residents have the right to choose his or her attending physician. The physician must be licensed to practice, and if the physician chosen by the resident refuses to or does not meet requirements specified in this part, the facility may seek alternate physician participation as specified in paragraphs (d)(4) and (5) of this […]

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