Assisted Living Research Paper

1153 Words Nov 18th, 2011 5 Pages
The Topic of my research paper is How to Start Your Own Assisted Living Business. I choose this topic because I have some experience in the health care field. I am a certified Medical Assistant and I wanted to take my education to the next level. The Health care job market is on high demand and is one of today’s most dynamic fields with a wide range of opportunities. I came to realize that the older you get in this country options for housing, health and personal care services become limited.

This information of choice fits in with my personal interest because I am very sympathetic, affectionate, and eager to soothe hurt feelings, and not to mention my leadership skills have always been great. An assisted living facility business
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There may be a rehabilitation center. Each rehabilitation care plan is designed for special needs, including physical, occupational, speech, and language therapies. The unique thing about assisted living is the ability to provide residents with not only healthcare but also many programs that can meet there individual needs. Unlike nursing homes, residents in assisted living remain in an independent living, in a residential setting.

Not all residents of assisted living facilities need care or assistance.
Many are there because they enjoy the company of other people there age, or they want a lifestyle without the worry of maintaining a home. The majority of people entering an assisted living facility are on medication. It is important to know the polices for giving medication as well as any medical emergency that may arise. Caregivers are needed to be there to arrange treatments from a physical or occupational therapist for residents‘.

If residents don’t need treatment when they first arrive at the facility they may need it later. You have to stay on each resident and build a mutual relationship with them so that you know who needs treatments and who don’t. When choosing residencies, it’s also needed to have to a detailed list of the type of assistance that will be required with each activity for your residence. You need to organize your office so that you know how quickly a staff member can be

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