Joe Cordell speaking into a microphone for ElderTalk podcast

Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell and co-host Susan Arthur detail the ins and outs of nursing homes. Joe breaks down the different types of facilities that exist and the different types of services that each of them offers.

Joe talks about the standards and requirements of skilled care and long-term care facilities. These facilities have a specific standard that they are expected to maintain, and Joe addresses major concerns that historically do exist in the quality of care and meeting the expectations of the senior and their family members.

Joe details the federal and state activities of daily living and highlights their importance in deciding what type of facility is best for the senior in question. He also talks about what law reforms have come to pass, in regards to any possible safety issues that can arise. Joe details the issues surrounding wandering and elopement at the skilled care or long-term care facility.

Understanding Nursing Homes Part 1 [Episode 85]