Learning about the spectrum of what skilled nursing facility care does for loved ones takes part of the sting out of such a big decision. Most of us try not to think about ever needing a “nursing home”, until well, someone we love, needs 24/7 medical care in a safe environment.

The truth is that there is no shame in putting a loved one in a skilled nursing facility. The reason is that most of us are not a doctor, nurse, certified nursing assistant, and do not have loads of medical equipment for our loved ones sitting around at home.

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Hand care of loved ones to the professionals and read on for more information.

Skilled Nursing Care: What Is It