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Old 11-10-2019, 10:47 AM
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Isn't a "home that specializes in ALZ" just Memory Care? In my experience, Memory Care facilities won't take a combative or violent resident. I was "lucky" in that my mom's physical condition deteriorated as well as her cognition, so she was moved into a skilled nursing facility when she wasn't able to live at home. I did go through a nightmarish couple of weeks, talking to many Memory Care facilities who all refused to take her. It's a horrible situation to be in. My first step would be to talk to the social worker at her current facility and see if they have ideas about other facilities who would be able to care for your mom. The social workers should have a good idea of the policies and capabilities of other facilities in the area.