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How do you choose the type of care your loved one needs?

By Kathy Bradley

Our last discussion explored struggling with questions about the need for change in your loved one’s care needs.  You’ve asked yourself, your family and your loved one the difficult questions. Now what? How do you find the right fit?

You may be encouraged to enlist the assistance of a professional “bed locator” or “care locator” service.  Think of them as realtors for senior care facilities. Some charge the family for this service.  Others advertise “no cost to you”, but are paid by providers when they place a person with that provider.

According to SCDHEC, SC has: