Our expert says:
Governmental provisions in such cases, though as I understand it required by our constitution, are very thin on the ground. Much depends on specifics. If the M-i-l is mentally ill, she must surely have been so diagnosed by a psychiatrist and should be to at least some extent under treatment from such a specialist - who should know and be able to advise, depending on the illness, its response to treatment, and local facilities, what choices there may be in her particular area, for long-term care.
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