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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Nursing Home Placement

Considering Transition to a Nursing Home?

 
If you are considering a nursing home we recommend a free COSA assessment no matter what the situation.
 

Explore your Options

 
We have information and resources and can provide direction and long-term planning before a decision is reached. 
 
A Pre-Admission Assessment is required to determine clinical eligibility for nursing home placement. This assessment is primarily intended for adults, 18 years and over, for whom placement in a nursing home is being considered and for whom state funding for a nursing home bed is being sought.
 
Call COSA, at 610-490-1300 if you have questions about nursing home placement or to initiate the COSA assessment process apply now.
 
 

The following documents are required by COSA and must be completed prior to receiving an assessment for Nursing Home Placement:

 

 

The County Assistance Office will require additional information: