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ruthmendez
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:01 AM
Joined: 9/8/2017
Posts: 2329


Current worth $246 million!
MissHer
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:18 AM
Joined: 11/13/2014
Posts: 2365


What would you do with all of that money? I would start a MCF, a good one. The aids would be trained by Teepa Snow and would not be overburdened with cleaning rooms, kitchen duties, laundry. Their role would actually be care giving!! Imagine that! The family can do the laundry and clean the room. ( I would) The aids would be paid well, so not so much turnover. The family has to visit at least once a week and if you don't like the rules your LO won't be admitted. I want the family involved. I'm strict and would never expect anyone to do something I wasn't willing to do myself. Don't like that people dump their LO and never show up. sad

 

 


BlueSkies
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:20 AM
Joined: 2/24/2016
Posts: 1096


I'm with MissHer.  Sounds wonderful!
kellly
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:30 AM
Joined: 6/12/2015
Posts: 1131


Then there are people like me who work full time and have to do my own laundry on the weekends, along with getting my groceries for the week and any other errands I need to get done before Monday. I wouldn't be able to spend the morning doing my ex-husband's laundry except only occasionally.
ndhme
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:06 PM
Joined: 5/31/2015
Posts: 1156


IMHO, a good facility has nurses and aides on duty to care for the residents only; a housekeeping staff to come in daily to sweep/mop floors, clean bathrooms and wipe down windows, blinds, furniture and woodwork in the bedrooms; kitchen staff that clear and wipe down tables and chairs and sweep and mop floors and then custodial who maintain all community areas.  Families have the choice of maintaining laundry or not.  When families visit they should only have to concentrate on their time spent with loved ones...visiting, engaging and making memories...not cleaning etc.  Also, an activity staff.

 


MissHer
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:21 PM
Joined: 11/13/2014
Posts: 2365


ndhme,
  Sounds good. Wish my mom was in one of them. If there are any in the area they won't take her anyway. If there are they have a waiting list a mile long. 

just exhibit Love
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:23 PM
Joined: 12/6/2011
Posts: 681


MissHer

Thank you for sharing what you would do if you won all that money..

Absolutely Perfect.

Namaste

Love Rosie


ndhme
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:38 PM
Joined: 5/31/2015
Posts: 1156


we had a four month wait...which is really short for a good facility.  A reason why many here suggest not putting off looking at and researching facilities and getting on a waiting list or two.  We may think it won't be needed for many years but we need to be prepared  We lucked out.

 


MissHer
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:44 PM
Joined: 11/13/2014
Posts: 2365


I signed up at many. One wanted an $8000.00 down payment to get on the list. Most just came over and denied her placement. Took me 5 months. That was for her 2nd placement and 14 months after the first. The first placement didn't go to well so I had her at my home between placements. I have her again going on 7 months now. I won't hold my breath and it's not money either, she has enough for at least 2 more years.
ndhme
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:03 PM
Joined: 5/31/2015
Posts: 1156


MissHer

I am sorry you have had a difficult road for placement.  I have read posts with the same issues of placement.  It must be so stressful on you having to repeat the process over and over.  You are a very special, loving and caring person...your Mom is so very lucky to have you!  This system needs work...lots of work.  


MissHer
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:28 PM
Joined: 11/13/2014
Posts: 2365


Its okay.I haven't even bothered to look. She has been on and back off hospice and they know that no one will take her. They said they could find her a place if they were there to administer  her meds. I declined the offer.
Underdog
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 2:48 PM
Joined: 6/25/2017
Posts: 327


246 million! At first glance I was thinking that would get me completely out of debt, but then I realized I would have to pay taxes on it. Oh well.