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Advance Directives
Document authorizing another person to make desicions for person unable to make or communicate decisions regarding health care.
Client
Person who purchases health care services, term often used by social workers and home health agencies.
Confidentiality
Holding in trust, keeping private, not sharing spoken and written words about a resident.
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
Document authorizing another person to make desicions for person unable to make or communicate decisions regarding health care.
Ethincs
Standards of behavior and moral judgement to evaluate right and wrong.
Ombudsman
An advocate or representative who speaks or writes in support of residents for their cause or complaint.
Etiquette
Acceptable manners or social behavior in public or work places.
Job Description
Duties and responsibilities involved in a work position.
Living Will
Document authorizing another person to make health care decisions according to document instructions in terminal conditions when a person is unable to make or communicate decisions.
Patient
Person having physical or emotional illness who receives care from health care workers.
Resident
Person living in long term care facility; often elderly; usually a permanent home.
Team Work
Joint action by a group of people with individual and group skills to coordinate efforts to efficiently complete tasks.