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  • The Importance Of Making A Dream Team In Long-Term Care

    Long-Term Care: Factors Affecting Quality and Continuity of Care Long-term care nursing is one of the most rewarding and challenging careers that one can have. The number one priority of healthcare workers is to make sure they provide the best care possible to the residents for which they are responsible. While nursing has come a long way over the years, there are still many obstacles to overcome before healthcare workers can provide the highest level of care within their capabilities. In order for residents in long-term care facilities to receive the best continuity and quality care, as well as cost-efficient care, communication between healthcare providers and the overall environment for residents and employees…

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  • Alive Inside Documentary Analysis

    particular experience, memory, or era without that being its intended purpose. The documentary, Alive Inside, provided a look into how the brain’s reaction to music for nursing home residents with dementia provided an alternative therapy by allowing them to temporarily regain the memories and movement of their younger years. At the suggestion of Dan Cohen, social worker, nursing home volunteer and non-profit organizer of Music & Memory, the film’s director followed him for a day and what he…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Living In A Nursing Home

    When family members bring their loved one to live in a nursing home, they might be thinking things like, they’re going here to die, or I hope they don’t hate me for this. On the other hand, the resident may be thinking, Great, they’re leaving me here to die in this place. While that may be true, in most cases they will quickly learn that it is just the opposite. As a nursing staff member, I hear nursing homes commonly referred to as an end of life care facility. However, I believe it is more…

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  • The Importance Of Elder Abuse In Nursing Home

    communication, conflict resolution, interviewing, and documentation. In gaining these skills, there will be less miscommunication . Just like the many skills that should be gained there are many roles that need to taken such as informational, case manager, coordination, enabler, intervention, and advocacy role. There may be a multidisciplinary form that may include the administrator, a nurse, a physician, social worker, activity director, and others as necessary (Singh, 2016). When you make…

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  • Unit 3 - P4, M3, D2

    P4 - explain possible priorities and responses when dealing with two particular incidents or emergencies in a health or social care setting. M3 - discuss health, safety or security concerns arising from a specific incident or emergency in a health or social care setting. D2 - justify responses to a particular incident or emergency in a health or social care setting. Understand priorities and responses in dealing with incidents and emergencies - This assignment will look at incidents…

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  • What Is The Importance Of Effective Communication In Health And Social Care

    In a health and social care setting, such as a residential care home for the elderly, effective communication is vital. I say this because without effective communication service users such as the elderly might not understand or may become confused; making misunderstandings more likely to occur. Effective communication is any sort of communication that works and you can easily convey emotions or thoughts to another person. Contexts is the situation a person is involved in when using effective…

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  • Green House Project Essay

    Medicine released an extremely critical report of the quality of care provided by the country’s nursing homes. The report found that while higher quality medical care was generally provided to their seniors, the quality of life of the residents was not taken into account, and American seniors generally hated the idea of having to enter a nursing home (Kane et al., 2007). Since the release of that statement, there has been a movement advocating for a change in nursing home philosophy, one that…

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  • Social Work Intervention

    receiving assistance, support is disallowed as the need is viewed as already being addressed (Doty, 1986). This action, however, can prove disempowering for both parties. Not only can those reliant on aid believe they are an encumbrance to others, but the denial of support pressurises carers into feeling compelled with continuing caring duties (Oliver et al, 2014). Poulshock and Deimling (1984) evidences that ‘burdens’ are synonymous with families caring for elders as both commonly experience…

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  • Homelessness In Nursing Home

    actions. Family members may become too busy or live too far away to be able to take care of their relative’s needs. In such situations, many residents are placed into nursing homes. The theory behind nursing homes is that they are places of love and care for senior citizens and elderly inhabitants that may require special care. At the mention of nursing homes, many individuals will recall a depressing and dreary image. This image corresponds with the neglect that residents of such nursing homes…

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  • Essay On Medication Errors In Nursing

    made. The benefits of medication error prevent is to improve the health care outcome of a client, because with teaching, medication errors would be minimal and fewer if staff follow a certain way of giving medication. The goal of this project is to show different ways that medication errors can be prevented in the long term care facility. It will cover the ways that the nurse will take the order and what to do when getting the order from the doctor over the telephone or even a fax that is not…

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