How Do We Assess Long Term Care Facilities?
March 24, 2014•14 min
Hosted by: Eric Tangalos
Guest: Charles Crecelius
There are many different types of long term care facilities, including nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. Dr. Charles Crecelius, clinical instructor of internal medicine and geriatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, explains the services these different facilities provide, and offers some suggestions to physicians about ways to assess long-term care facilities. Dr. Eric Tangalos hosts. You can visit Medicare's Nursing Home Compare website here.