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When is it Time to Find Placement For a Loved One?

HOME > When is it Time to Find Placement For a Loved One?

Posted on May 1st, 2014 [permalink]]

Having worked in this field for 23 years, I have learned the recurring traits of the family member looking for placement.  It is usually a caregiver in a crisis situation.  “Mom is in the hospital and they are discharging her today.”  Prior, there has been many warnings.  Spouses and family members tell the loved one that they will never “put them in a home” and are trying to keep the promise that they made.  This is usually at the expense of the caregiver themselves either through declining health or sheer mental exhaustion. (more…)