Homeproviders Placement Inc. is here to help
you make that decision. There are many times during ones
lifetime when natural developmental stages or passages are experienced: childhood,
adolescence, adulthood, and retirement. Because of changes in roles and responsibilities,
individuals find themselves either making or assisting in complex and important decisions
about where they, a friend, or a family member, should be living. Changes in physical
functioning, mental capabilities, life interests, financial situation, and social supports
all affect what type of place is appropriate, and most importantly, where an individual is
ultimately going to be content and the happiest.
Making a good decision regarding where one chooses to live is important and can be
difficult. We, at Homeproviders Placement, Inc suggest that you not wait until there is a
crisis to gather information. The best decisions are usually made without time pressures.
Incorporating the help of friends and relatives not only gives one the opportunity to
share the work of a search and move but also provides a ready support group to discuss
what the move means to each of them. By systematically considering available choices, you
can compare the strengths and weaknesses of various options.
Know the personal likes and dislikes
An adult foster home may offer a home-like residence which gives individual attention
and care for one person but may not be the ideal setting for someone else. Sometimes caring
for a pet or having somewhat of a semblance of independence may be what is needed for
Know and Visit the Various Choices
At Homeproviders Placement Inc.
we are committed to making sure that you look at
all the options from the point of view of the individual who will be living there. We tour
each facility ourselves and obtain general information so that when we tour with the
family there are no surprises. We pay special attention to convenience of location,
visiting hours, visiting areas, food, types of care rendered, ancillary services,
staffing, daily activities, religious activities, and safety/security issues.
Quality versus Cost
We always ask questions about state or federal assistance which may help you. We prefer
facilities which are Medicaid, approved. It is important to find out what the policy of
the residence or facility is if savings or funds of an individual were to be exhausted.
Also, they may have some excellent suggestions or alternative programs that you may
qualify. Sometimes, the level or type of care an individual needs can fluctuate
frequently or change, which may also need to be considered along with any other future
Making a move can be difficult, even painful, especially in later life. The assistance
of an outside party such as Homeproviders Placement, Inc may help with either making the
decision itself or with the emotional consequences. Many times these life passages bring
up both pleasant and painful memories from the past. Please let us give you the necessary
support so you can have a successful move. Whatever path you choose, make the most of it.