Nursing Home Legal Issues
Watch for these clauses in your contract -- and ask for changes as necessary
The adult child of a nursing home resident is not liable for nursing home bills unless the child lawfully agreed to be a financial responsible party.
Can I be held responsible for my parent's nursing home bill after his death? Since he died the nursing home has said I'm responsible for the bills.
More About Nursing Home Legal Issues
- What do I need to know before I sign a nursing home contract?
- Who is responsible for my brother, who has severe dementia, if the nursing home asks him to leave?
- Can my sister put my mother away in a nursing home without asking the rest of the children?
- My father fell in a nursing home and I'm wondering if the nursing home should have liability insurance to cover his medical costs?
- With both parents in a nursing home and me with power of attorney, can I protect their savings and house?
- Financially I can't care for Mom. So what happens if I refuse to accept her from nursing home discharge?
- How can I get Mom's medical records from her nursing home?
- Does Mom's nursing home hold responsibility for her fall? And can we take her for a weekend?
- Can my half-brother keep me from seeing my mother, who is in a nursing home?
- Can I be removed as responsible party for nursing home agreement?
- Should I get legally separated from my estranged husband to protect my home if he requires long-term care?