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CITATION
Civil sanction with monetary fines against LT facilities in violation of laws
CONFIDENTIALLY
Maintaining resident's personal & Medical info
ETHICS
Principles of right or good behavior/standards
HEALTH & SAFETY CODES
Laws & statutes pertaining to health and safety (CCR, title 22)
JOB DESCRIPTION/SCOPE OF PRACTICE
Duties and responsibilities assigned
LONG TERM CARE FACILITY
Day to Day care
24/7
MEDI-CAL

MEDI-CARE
State funded/Low income

Federal funded/age 65 and over
NURSING FACILITY
Skilled nursing, intermediate care, developementally disabled facility.
OBRA
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
PROFESSIONALISM
Code of Conduct meets or exceeds perfomance standards 4 job
SKILLED NURSING FACILITY
Care provided in LT care facility
CCR, TITLE 22, DIV.5 & OBRA
Laws that protect resident's rights
VIOLATION
To break a regulation or law intentionally or unintentionally
ABUSE
Misuse, wrong use, excessive of anything that is injurious, harmful to self or others
ADVANCE DIRECTIVE
Advance instructions, and docs indicating persons wishes regarding care while dying
CHOICE
The freedom to make personal selections
COERCION
Forcing a person to do something against their will
DNR
Do not resuscitate
GRIEVANCES
Complaint or protest about care
INFORMED CONSENT
Permission given while knowing all the facts
NO CODE
No CPR
OMBUDSMAN
Liaison or advocate between conflicting persons
PRIVACY
Being apart, seclusion, secrecy, private info kept from others
RESIDENT COUNCIL
Meeting by patients at facility to resolving issues
RESTRAINTS
Intervention...to prevent and excited or violent patient from doing harm to themselves or others
SCOPE OF PRACTICE/job description
Skills of caregivers legally permitted to be performed by state regs-CNA, LVN, RN
SOCIAL SERVICES
Organization that provides for non-medical needs of resident
ANGER
Feelings of great displeasure
APHASIA
Loss of ability to communicate thru speech, writing or signs..usually following a stroke
BODY LANGUAGE
Posture, gestures or facial expression used in communication
NO CODE
No CPR
OMBUDSMAN
Liaison or advocate between conflicting persons
PRIVACY
Being apart, seclusion, secrecy, private info kept from others
RESIDENT COUNCIL
Meeting by patients at facility to resolving issues
RESTRAINTS
Intervention...to prevent and excited or violent patient from doing harm to themselves or others
SCOPE OF PRACTICE/job description
Skills of caregivers legally permitted to be performed by state regs-CNA, LVN, RN
SOCIAL SERVICES
Organization that provides for non-medical needs of resident
ANGER
Feelings of great displeasure
APHASIA
Loss of ability to communicate thru speech, writing or signs..usually following a stroke
BODY LANGUAGE
Posture, gestures or facial expression used in communication
COMMUNICATION
The exchange of ideas, views & messages by speech, gestures or writing
DEFENSE MECHANISM
Protective reaction used involuntarily to avoid humiliation, shame, anxiety
DENIAL
Refusal to believe or accept something
DYSLEXIA
DIFFICULTY IN READING, MAKING THE PERSON TRANSPOSE MESSAGES IN ORDER TO COMMUNICATE
FAMILY
A GROUP OF PEOPLE RELATED BY BLOOD OR MARRIAGE
MESSAGE
INFORMATION TRANSMITTED BY SPEECH OR WRITING
NON VERBAL COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION BY GESTURES OR BY USING EYES
PERSONAL SPACE
IMMEDIATE SPACE AROUND PERSON (COMFORT ZONE)
PROJECTION
AN UNCONSCIOUS MENTAL MECHANISM SIMILAR TO RATIONALIZATION IN WHICH A PERSON ATTRIBUTES TO ANOTHER PERSON HIS OWN APPROPRIATES
RATIONALIZATION
AN UNCONSCIOUS MECHANISM IN WHICH SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE REASONS TO EXPLAIN BEHAVIOUR & FEELINGS ARE DEVELOPED
RECEIVER
ONE WHO RECEIVES & INTERPRETS MESSAGES FROM A SENDER
VERBAL COMMUNICATION
ORAL OR SPOKEN COMMUNICATION
VOICE PITCH
THE SUBJECTIVE QUALITY OF SOUND, THE FREQUENCY & INTENSITY
VOICE TONE
THE CHARACTER & DURATION OF THE SOUND
BONY PROMINENCEs
BONES NEAR THE SURFACE OF THE CKIN (COCCYX, SACRUM, ELBOWS)
CSM
CIRCULATION, SENSATION & MOVEMENT
DISASTER PLAN
GUIDES FOR EVACUATION IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY
EMERGENCY
UNEXPECTED SERIOUS OCCURRENCES THAT REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
EMERGENCY CODE
A FACILITY SPECIFIED WORD - CODE RED = FIRE
EXCAPE ROUTES
A PREDETERMINED ROUTE OR PATH TO EXIT THE FACILITY DURING AN EMERGENCY SITUATION
FALSE IMPRISONMENT
TO DETAIN WITHOUT REASON AND AGAINST A PERSON'S WILL
FIRE PLAN
GUIDELINES FOR EVACTUATION DURING A FIRE
MITTENS
SOFT PADDED GLOVES
O2
OXYGEN
OXYGEN PRECAUTIONS
PROCEDURES USED WHEN A PATIENT IS ON EXYGEN & FOR A SAFE ENVIRONMENT
POSTURAL SUPPORT
A DEVICE USED TO HELP A PATIENT TO REMAIN IN PROPER ALIGMENT
RESTRAINTS
INTERVENTION TO PROTECT AN EXCITED OR VIOLENT PERSON FROM CAUSING HARM TO THEMSELVES OR OTHERS
SOFT PROTECTIVE DEVICE
A SOFT DEVICE USED ON A PERSON/PATIENT TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM HARM
STAT
AT ONCE, IMMEDIATELY