Family Resources

At Lakewest Rehabilitation and Skilled Care the health and well-being of you or your loved-one is of the utmost importance to us. To better suit your needs, we have compiled a list of resources designed to provide you with valuable information on selecting a rehabilitation hospital and working toward your rehabilitation goals.

Our goal is to help you gather as much information as possible to better understand your health care concerns. This page lists some popular health care resources that are available to you.

Additional Resources:

American Stroke Association

Brain Injury Association of America 

Brain Injury Network of Dallas

Arthritis Foundation

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Parkinson’s Foundation

National Spinal Cord Association

 

Alzheimer’s Information:

alz.org – Online information service to help with the care and planning of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Disease Prevention Information:

cdc.gov – What you should know and consumer updates on disease and prevention.

Hospice Information:

chapinc.org – Community health accreditation program for home health care and hospice services.

NHPCO.org – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides educational information about care at the end of life.

Making the Health Care Decision:

www.thecarecommunity.com – This site is a valuable resource for families who need help in choosing placement with assisted living, home health, hospice or traditional long-term skilled nursing care.

Medicare Information:

medicare.gov – Medicare questions, rates and Nursing Home and Home Health Care Compare.

medicare.gov/campaigns/caregiver/caregiver.html – This site has information on enrollment, billing, drug plans, financial issues, finding nursing homes, AARP features and more.

Medicaid Information:

Cms.hhs.gov/Medicaid/eligibility – This link helps identify eligibility and coverage.

Ahcancal.org – American Health Care Association provides information about skilled nursing and assisted living providers, state affiliations and resources for consumers.

Provider Information:

ahcancal.org – Information about providers, state affiliations and resources for consumers.

The Oley Foundation:

www.oley.org – The Oley Foundation provides information and support to home parenteral (I.V.) and enteral (tube feeding) nutrition patients to help them live fuller lives. Click here for patient, family and clinician resources.

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