Senior care doesn't have to be a taboo topic. There is no need to feel guilt for putting a family member in a nursing home. Your loved one might need full-time care and you don't have the time or resources to be there for them round-the-clock. Your loved one’s health and safety should always be your primary concern.
It is ok to admit that you need professional assistance. The Wilton Manors Health and Rehabilitation Center may be the right facility to provide this. Whether it's treatment for short-term rehabilitation, help with appropriate daily care, or other medical reasons, the Wilton Manors staff is qualified and ready to administer proper care.
If you fear accident hazards, the facilities at Wilton Manors strives to ensure that your loved one goes about daily living safely. Nursing homes are outfitted to prevent accidents that patients or residents are more prone to suffer.
Enjoy Professional Services in a Homelike Environment
Each resident's health requires specific needs.
Do you want a professional to provide care for any of the following?
- Daily activities
- Long-term care and short-term rehabilitation
- Appropriate catheter care
- Adequate supervision
- Treatment at the rapid recovery unit
- Treatment to prevent urinary tract infections
- Proper pressure ulcer care and prevention of new ulcers
Consider speaking to the resident's doctor about the nearby hospitals in an emergency.
Wilton Manors Health and Rehabilitation Center is located at:
2675 North Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Read on for helpful information about estate planning and asset protection benefits.
Elder Needs Law Services In Plantation, Florida
While resident health is the priority of Wilton Manors Rehab, ours is ensuring that your loved one's estate plan and/or medicaid planning is robust enough to maintain them in the closing years of their life. A lot goes into planning this. Fortunately, we are a full-service estate planning law firm.
Elder law encompasses several legal areas, including:
- Retirement funds
- Medicaid planning
- Nursing home abuse and negligence
- Estate planning
Other Areas of Estate Planning
Elder Needs Law offers help with many aspects of estate planning, such as:
Medicare only covers 100 days of rehabilitation or nursing home care after a three-day hospital stay. If you meet this requirement, Medicare will cover your long-term care expenses for the first 20 days.
However, beyond that, there is an 80-day deductible of $194.50 per day (in 2023).
Working with an elder law attorney with extensive experience in Medicaid planning is crucial because Medicare does not pay for long-term care or nursing homes for longer than 100 days.
Good nursing home care usually is costly and requires planning from your loved ones.
In Florida, applicants must meet specific standards to qualify for Medicaid, including:
- Florida residence
- US citizenship or legal resident alien
- An income of less than $2,742.00 per month as of January 2023
- Less than $2,000 of combined assets
- A needs test
A good Florida Medicaid planning attorney can help with this application without having to deplete your personal assets. We will walk you through the process.
Making sure your loved ones make decisions when they are in a position to understand the consequences of their choices is a component of prudent estate planning and asset management.
You should speak to us about guardianship proceedings to name someone to represent your loved one's interests if they cannot make vital decisions. We can help to minimize instances of financial elder abuse by empowering another person with decision-making rights.
Consult an Elder Needs Law guardianship lawyer to learn more about your choices.
Experienced Florida Estate Planning and Medicaid Asset Protection Lawyers
The Elder Needs Law attorneys have extensive experience answering your questions about long-term care. We will help guide you through important decisions about your loved one and can provide safe spaces for these conversations.
To arrange your consultation, get in touch with us today.