By Dr. Barbara Resnick PhD CRNP FAAN, Dr. Ethel Mitty EdD RN
"Caring for the older grownup inhabitants is a problem and the aim of nursing perform is to aid look after or fix an older adult's functionality and maximize their wellbeing and fitness and caliber of lifestyles. This booklet is a superb source for assisted residing clinicians and nurses who desire to serve this inhabitants. it's good written, effortless to learn, and good geared up so it may be used as a textbook for nursing scholars in geriatric nursing." ranking: ninety four, four stars --Doody's "This booklet, written by means of and for nurses around the spectrum of nurse companies (advanced perform nurses, delegating nurses, and the direct care workforce), covers all elements of administration in addition to the numerous universal medical difficulties and syndromes we come upon between older adults. additional, this ebook proposes outstanding evaluate and intervention fabric that may support the full well-being care crew maintain citizens inside of their AL groups via early popularity and administration of acute health problems. Kudos to our nursing colleagues for modifying this booklet and will it function the important consultant for AL citizens around the country." --John B. Murphy, MD President, American Geriatrics Society Professor of medication and kin medication Warren Alpert scientific institution of Brown collage This e-book presents a complete review of either administration actions and medical expertise for assisted dwelling nurses. The authors offer functional instructions and decision-making versions to aid nurses handle either the massive- and small-scale demanding situations in their day-by-day perform. With Assisted dwelling Nursing, readers can achieve the fundamental problem-solving and job administration abilities severe to their day-by-day paintings. The individuals hide quite a lot of subject matters, together with: administration Ethics in nursing perform Regulatory oversight and compensation Organizational tradition management theories and kinds clash answer Finance and price range administration chance review scientific perform Admission-transfer-discharge evaluation an infection regulate Cultural features of care Geriatric medical syndromes and problems Palliative and hospice care rules Rehabilitation/restorative nursing Theories of getting older finally, this ebook serves because the definitive, one-stop source, addressing nearly each subject of curiosity to assisted dwelling nurses.
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Government Printing Ofﬁce. Luchins, D. , & Murphy, K. (1997). Criteria for enrolling dementia patients in hospice. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 45, 1054–1059. Modernization Act of 2003. (2004). Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 52(6), 1013–1015. Schonwetter, R. , Small, B. , & Haley, W. E. (2003). Predictors of six-month survival among patients with dementia: An evaluation of hospice Medicare guidelines. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 20(2), 105–113. 4 Marketing, Quality, Consumer Choice, and Admission Agreements Ethel Mitty The assisted living (AL) nurse has a somewhat unique and under-appreciated role in marketing.
Given that many AL residences provide rehabilitation services or assist the resident in accessing them, the data from these studies is encouraging but clearly indicates the need for cost-effective service plans that recognize the high cost of rehabilitation therapy. Elder Mistreatment Elder mistreatment (EM) affects almost 13% of older adults in the United States and includes physical, ﬁnancial, psychological, and sexual abuse or neglect; it also includes self-neglect. Given that AL residents have family members and friends age 65 and older, it is important to be aware of the red ﬂags of abuse as well as barriers or resistance to disclosure of EM.
2008. Washington, DC: Author. Wilson, K. B. (2007). Historical evolution of assisted living in the United States, 1979 to the present. The Gerontologist, 47(special issue), 8–22. This page intentionally left blank 3 The Economics of Assisted Living Ethel Mitty This chapter describes the ﬁnancing and coverage of assisted living (AL) services by state and federal government. It describes Medicare and Medicaid programs, medical savings accounts (MSAs), the Program for Allinclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE), fee for service (FFS) arrangements, and the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.
Assisted Living Nursing: A Manual for Management and Practice by Dr. Barbara Resnick PhD CRNP FAAN, Dr. Ethel Mitty EdD RN