Aug 04, 2015 - 10:22 AM
Your father's estate is certainly responsible for any remaining balance due to the nursing home. Whether you are also personally responsible depends upon whether you signed a guarantee agreement when you admitted your father to the home. Many nursing homes request a guarantee by a third party.
Aug 05, 2015 - 09:01 AM
Many nursing homes will require that someone in the family guarantee payment of their bills. You should look at your parent’s intake contracts and papers.
Jun 17, 2016 - 09:10 AM
It depends on whether you signed on as a responsible party when you and/or your father signed the admissions paperwork. Most nursing homes require a family member to agree to pay the bill if the patient does not pay. You would have to review the paperwork that was signed.