Q: What are signs that my loved one needs skilled nursing services?
A: Here is a list of the top needs potentially requiring skilled nursing facilities. We use the phrase MIAMI DAWN.
M: Memory Loss
A: ADLs (Activities of Daily Living)
M: Medication Administration
W: Wound Care
Also, when in doubt, speak with professionals: doctors, care givers, home health, etc. This is a difficult situation and a decision should not be entered lightly.