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At Sharp HealthCare, our focus on quality lifetime care focuses not only on your loved one's personal health, but also on their social and emotional well-being. We understand how essential a nurturing environment is to helping each individual retain their maximum level of independence Workbook and Competency Evaluation Review for Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants, 6e. I feel good knowing that something I do – even when it’s indirectly – results in residents having the best experience they can here Sick and Tired: Empathy, Encouragement, and Practical Help for Those Suffering from Chronic Health Problems. Note that assets that produce income are not counted as assets by Medicaid, but as income. Exempt assets are not counted in determining Medicaid eligibility. Medicaid considers the following to be exempt assets when assessing an individual's application for long-term care Medicaid benefits: Homestead: Medicaid considers the homestead to be an exempt asset; however, applicants with equity interest in their home in excess of $552,000.00 (effective January 1, 2015; number changes each January) are not eligible for long-term care benefits, even though those applicants may qualify for Medicaid benefits other than nursing facility or other long-term care services Long-Term Care Administration and Management: Effective Practices and Quality Programs in Eldercare.

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