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Meeting The Leadership Challenge In Long Term Care

Author : David Farrell
ISBN : 1932529705
Genre : Family & Relationships
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"This book should be required reading for all who work in care settings and the text used for leadership and health care administration courses in colleges....Farrell's personal journal is as compelling as a good novel, except it is nonfiction! You want to laugh, cry, scream, and shout halleluiah."---Joanne Rader, R.N., B.S.N., M.N., Nurse Consultant, Rader Consulting "The pages of this toolbox will be dog-eared from use. No more excuses! This works!"---Rose Marie Fagan, Co-founder and Founding Executive Director, Pioneer Network "Nursing home leaders from the bedside to the boardroom need a `field guide' to help them make critical decisions and this book fills the gap."---Robyn Stone, Dr, PH., Senior Vice President for Research, LeadingAge, Washington, D.C. Whether your care facility is flourishing or floundering, its success depends on what you do as administrator, director of nursing, or other leader. Your decisions and actions can improve staff performance and ensure high-quality care. The organization that prospers has staff who know you care. Based on the authors' abundant skill in guiding hundreds of nursing homes through organizational transformations, this book gives you the tools and strategies to achieve stable staffing, optimal care, and high census, and to become a leader in a thriving nursing home. Read one administrator's compelling account of a year making a difference in his nursing home, followed by elucidating examples, advice, and wisdom that come from decades of first-hand experience working with long-term care facilities. This book is an essential resource for nursing home owners and corporate staff, administrators and directors of nursing, and all those committed to helping long-term care organizations to be better places to live and work.

Fast Facts For The Long Term Care Nurse

Author : Charlotte Eliopoulos
ISBN : 9780826121981
Genre : Medical
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Today, more than 10 million people in the United States require some form of long-term care, a number that is rapidly increasing and will continue to do so for years to come. This concise and user-friendly resource contains the fundamental information long-term care nurses need to provide all aspects of safe and effective care to their patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Written by a renowned and highly respected nurse leader in long-term care and gerontology, it presents key facts and core competencies related to the clinical and managerial responsibilities of nurses in these settings. Details on the specific skills required for this challenging specialty, as well as must-know information on regulatory standards, site visits, management and leadership, and dementia care, are presented in a concise format for quick access to information. The book embodies a holistic approach to nursing that recognizes the importance of quality of life in addition to quality of care. It provides an overview of the unique features of long-term care, addressing the operational differences between these settings and those of acute settings, the distinct responsibilities of long-term care nurses, special needs of the residents, and major clinical challenges. The text offers guidance on the use of evidence-based knowledge within the constraints of long-term care settings. Topics such as legal risks, documentation essentials, and the importance of self-care are covered, along with management and leadership issues relevant to the supervision of unlicensed personnel. The Fast Facts in a Nutshell feature assists readers in reinforcing and applying content, and a comprehensive resource list supplements the text. The book will also serve as a useful study tool for long-term nursing care certification. Key Features: Embodies the essential competencies for long-term care nursing practice Presents information in a concise easy-to-access format with bulleted facts and the Fast Facts in a Nutshell feature Addresses management and leadership issues germane to the long-term care setting Includes must-know information on regulatory standards, site visits, legal risks, documentation essentials, and more Guides nurses in using evidence-based knowledge in long-term care settings

The Encyclopedia Of Elder Care Fourth Edition

Author : Elizabeth A. Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826140531
Genre : Medical
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Praise for the Third Edition: “The third edition of this outstanding resource reflects the many advances in the care of older people that have occurred since the publication of the second edition...The vast bulk of the content is accessible and relevant to an international audience. The indexing and cross-referencing are excellent... Score: 5/5 stars." -- Margaret Arthur, Nursing Standard "The information [in this book] is amazing. I reviewed topics in which I have expertise and was very satisfied. This is an excellent addition to my library and I will refer to it often, much like a medical dictionary... Score: 90, 4 Stars." --Doody's Medical Reviews “Provides 273 comprehensive, yet succinct, entries on a variety of topics related to elder care. In addition, many of the entries include see also references that help readers easily navigate the book. Recommended." --Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries This expanded, one-of-a-kind reference of more than 250 entries provides a comprehensive guide to all of the essential elements of elder care across a breadth of health and social service disciplines. Responding to the needs of providers, directcare workers, family, and other caregivers, the diverse array of entries included in this encyclopedia recognize and address the complex medical, social, and psychological problems associated with geriatric care. In addition to a brief, accessible summary of each topic, entries include several key references, including web links and mobile apps for additional sources of information. This updated edition contains more than 30 new entries written by renowned experts that address a variety of elder care topics. New to the Fourth Edition: New entries addressing Ethics Consultation, Eye Disorders, Pain – Acute and Chronic, and many others Key Features: Provides succinct descriptions of over 250 key topics for health and social service clinicians Offers crucial information for elder care providers across all settings and disciplines Distills current, evidence-based literature sources Written by nationally recognized expert researchers and clinicians Includes links to useful websites and mobile apps

The Encyclopedia Of Elder Care

Author : Elizabeth A. Capezuti
ISBN : 9780826137357
Genre : Medical
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The Good Caregiver

Author : Robert L. Kane Dr.
ISBN : 9781101478899
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 60. 68 MB
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A survival guide with an insider's perspective, for the millions of unprepared caregivers of aging loved ones. As Americans are living longer, an unprecedented number of people now require long-term care during their last years. More than 15 million adult children now care for their elderly parents, and unsuspecting caregivers are usually unprepared financially, emotionally, and practically for the relentless job they will face. In The Good Caregiver, world-renowned expert on aging and long- term care Dr.Robert Kane provides a road map for caregiving. More than just a professional expert, Dr. Kane draws on his personal experience of caring for his aging mother after she struggled from a debilitating stroke. Dr. Kane offers heartfelt advice for those learning how to best care for their loved one and how to make thoughtful, informed decisions at each stage of the caring process: ? How does a nursing home differ from assisted living? ? How is a homemaker different from a home health aide? ? How far can you trust a hospital discharge planner? ? What services does Medicare cover, and much, much more The Good Caregiver equips readers to deal more effectively with the challenges of day-to-day care and to navigate the system itself, including legal, financial, and interpersonal hurdles. Filled with stories and sidebars from other caregivers, The Good Caregiver offers a candid, personal approach to caregiving, providing fearless answers to difficult scenarios with humor and encouragement.

Cases In Long Term Care Management Leadership Challenges In Managing Change

Author : Donna Lind Infeld
ISBN : UOM:49015002335587
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is an ideal training tool for nursing home administrators, nurse managers, gerontologists, consultants, & others. These 23 cases bring theory to life with realistic challenges & practical solutions.

Challenge To Leadership

Author : Isabel V. Sawhill
ISBN : UOM:39015015287199
Genre : History
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The Incentive Roadmap R

Author : Jim Tate
ISBN : 9781463638269
Genre : Medical records
File Size : 35. 86 MB
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The Incentive Roadmap(r) is acknowledged as one of the most comprehensive and actionable guides available to healthcare professionals seeking to achieve meaningful use through certified EHR technology. The new Fourth edition adds new and expanded information including: * New Appendix on required Core Objective: Performance of HIPAA Compliant Security and Risk Analysis * New Appendix which includes link to recorded webinar and slides from the recent eLearning event for Specialists and Meaningful Use * Extended Chapter for Specialists achieving Meaningful Use through exclusions * Update information on Certified Technology and the Permanent Certification Program * New information on the provisions proposed in the CMS NPRM for Stage 2 Meaningful Use What buyers are saying: I highly recommend this for medical practices trying to qualify for meaningful use this and upcoming years. - Stuart Zeilender "5 out of 5 stars, this book is well researched, insightful and full of useful information. It distills a difficult subject into plain English. It is clear that the author is well versed in the subject matter. I recommend this book highly." - Marla Durben Hirsch ...I also love a later section where Jim Tate provides some practical strategy advice on how a clinic should approach meaningful use. I know I'll be keeping my copy of The Incentive Roadmap(r) close by as a reference. It's a lot easier to go through than the HHS/CMS/ONC websites. - John Lynn, EHR blogger, Written by Jim Tate, a nationally recognized expert on the CMS EHR Incentive Program, certified technology and Meaningful Use objectives, The Incentive Roadmap(r) is currently in use by practices around the country as the "go-to" manual on achieving meaningful use. In addition to new material, it provides end-to-end guidance to eligible providers and practices on the right way to successfully meet all the requirements for receiving incentives and covers: * Which incentive program to select * How to become a meaningful user * The registration process * Details on certification * Meaningful Use for Specialists This manual looks at what steps you will need to take to get ready for meaningful use.

Meeting The Challenge

Author : Max B. Rothman
ISBN : UOM:39015015298725
Genre : Medical
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Nursing Homes

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ISBN : UCLA:L0099040370
Genre : Long-term care facilities
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