There are certain steps that a person should check when trying to find the nursing home that is best for them. First, you should find nursing homes in your area. Then it is important to compare the quality of nursing homes you are considering. One way to do this is to look at health inspections and fire safety inspection reports, nursing home staffing rates, and quality measures. Another important place to check is to see how many stars the received on their quality rating. After doing the research, visit the nursing homes you are interested in, or have someone visit for you, and talk to patients. Then it is time to choose the nursing home that meets your needs. Since it is National Nursing Home week, it is important to take all the steps to finding the right nursing home. To read more about nursing home choices, please click the link.