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Old 05-27-2018, 08:38 AM
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rusbob
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Originally Posted by bamaboy473 View Post
The facility my parents went to required that applicants/new residents must walk into the place un-assisted. Is this true of all or just some of them? Would being on a ventilator keep somebody out?
In assisted living they either have to be able to walk or self-propel a wheelchair a reasonable distance. They also need to transfer themselves to a toilet, wheelchair or whatever.
No assisted living facility and most nursing home will accept someone on a ventilator. Keep in mind a ventilator and just being on oxygen are two very different things.
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