Below is a list of resources that you may find helpful. Please continue to check back as we are always adding to the list as we find new resources that we trust.
Hospitals, Skilled Nursing/Rehab, Nursing Homes, Long Term Care
Hospital Compare: Hospital Compare is a tool on the official U.S. government site for Medicare. It has information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals, including over 130 Veterans Administration (VA) medical centers, across the country. You can use Hospital Compare to find hospitals and compare the quality of their care. https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html
Nursing Home Compare: Nursing Home Compare has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. A nursing home is a place for people who can’t be cared for at home and need 24-hour nursing care. https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html?
Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning
Honoring Choices Virginia: Advance Care Planning Guide. https://honoringchoices-va.org/
Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association: Section that explains Your Right to Decide in an easy to understand, downloadable brochure. https://www.vhha.com/resources/your-right-to-decide/