124- What is a memory care unit in a nursing home?
By Rob Schenk and Will Smith
A memory care unit is a specialized form of long-term skilled nursing that centers on the care of residents with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other types of cognitive issues. By law, nursing homes advertising memory care are obligated to meet various requirements, including specialized training and treatment. In this week’s episode, nursing home abuse lawyers Rob Schenk and Will Smith welcome guest Michael Splaine of Splaine Consulting and Cognitive Specialists LLC to discuss how memory care differs from typical skilled nursing care.