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    In this qualitative study, ethical challenges within the nursing home is discussed. Researchers Georg Bollig, Eva Gjengedal, and Jan Henrik Rosland focus on a qualitative study to better understand the “phenomenon” from the perspective of the subjects. The purpose of this study is clearly expressed, which provides an understanding of the perception of the nursing home based on the residents and their relative’s point of view, “the aim of this study was to explore what patients and their relatives perceive as a “good life” and ethical challenges in nursing home care including end-of-life care” (Bollig et al., 2014, p. 143). This was done by digitally recording in-depth focus group interviews from relatives and residents. The researchers use human experience through a naturalistic approach, “…they are…

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    Placing a loved one in a nursing home may be the most difficult and heartbreaking decision one will have to make. The reasons for admitting someone into a nursing home is usually because they cannot provide care for themselves, their caregiver is no longer capable, or they require full-time medical attention. Peace is typically found when one realizes it is the best option for the individual and there will be a quality health care team to support and comfort them. Susan was admitting into a…

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    To see residents in a nursing home enjoying life was quite eye opening. I have to admit I believed the stereotypes that a nursing home was institutional, almost hospital like. However, observing the quality of life the residents were displaying squashed my perceptions of nursing homes. The residents were full of life and very willing to speak with me and reflect on their life changes. Before this experience, I felt a nursing home was a place where the elderly did not have a voice, could not…

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    Communication between Nursing Homes and Hospitals With people living longer than they ever have before, a major issue has been health problems related to old age and the high death rate related to that. Now that healthcare is more focused on the care of the elderly; a problem is arising in the transferring of patients between different healthcare settings. Due to miscommunication between nurses in the hospital and nurses in the nursing home, the risks of the patient’s safety have become a…

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    Nursing Home Staffing

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    research as part of his dissertation (Shin, 2013). The topic or purpose of the article concerns the correlation between the nursing staff at nursing homes and the quality of life patients acquire by living there. The author of the article investigates the relationship and gathers information to locate results that can provide intervention and improve the quality of life for nursing home patients. The author stated, “As health care providers, it is necessary to determine all potential and…

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    Looking to the future, I aspire to finish college with a degree in health science with a concentration in healthcare management. After the completion of my bachelor’s degree and gaining some experience in an administrative role in the healthcare setting, I would then like to apply to nursing school. Subsequently, with my associate degree in nursing my main goal is to pass the Nursing Home Administration Exam. By having these experiences I hope to increase my chances of getting a job as an…

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    do even the smallest of 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…

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    Since I was young, nursing homes and assisted living facilities have intrigued me and made me wonder about what goes on behind the closed doors. For years, I have heard about how the elderly are lonely and often mistreated when put in these facilities, but once actually talking to workers from these facilities, I learned that this is very untrue. Residents are given more opportunities and better care than ever before according to the workers I talked to from these facilities. Both Nursing homes…

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    When I decided to volunteer at the Del Amo Gardens Care Center, I wasn’t quite sure if I was emotionally ready. In March of 2013, my grandpa suffered a very severe stroke. It caused so much damage that it paralyzed half of his body, so we had to put him in a nursing home. Shortly after starting my volunteering, however, any negativity faded away as I was eager to assist with the activities. As I participated, discovered that even though a good amount of these patients suffered some sort of…

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    order to know what nursing home to admit your love one to, you should also know the problems that exist. Let me first define what elder abuse it because it may range from person to person. Today the definition I will use is that elder abuse is an “intentional actions that cause harm or create a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable elder by a caregiver or other person who stands in a trust relationship to the elder, or failure by a caregiver to satisfy the elder 's basic needs or to protect the…

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