Medical Evaluation by a physician.
Screening by Coordination of Care Unit by the office nearest the elder's residence. Screening can also be done by the hospital or facility currently treating the individual.
Determine the level of care needed: the screening and medical evaluation are reviewed by the Coordination of Care Unit and a determination is made.
Decide the appropriate method of payment.
Contact the Local Program Area Ombudsman Director for support and suggestions of appropriate facilities.
Visit and assess potential long term care facilities, interview staff.
Review Admission Agreements of potential facilities.
Admission to facility, assessment and care planning.