Long-term Care: Managing Across the Continuum

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Medical - 482 pages
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New Edition Available Summer 2009!   Even by health care industry standards, The field of long-term care is rapidly undergoing dramatic changes. There are constant changes in regulations and reimbursement methodology. Institutional and community-based providers are being redefined, new levels of care are being created, and public-policy makers are working to add much-needed alternative modes of delivery to traditional long-term care. As a result, successful long-term care administrators must be able to meet the challenges these changes present and lead their organizations under mounting pressure. Now in its second edition, Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide you with a solid foundation on which to build your management expertise. it provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of long-term care, Of the changes that are taking place, and of the skills managers need to survive and prosper in this increasingly competitive field now and in the future. Visit the  Companion Website  for the comprehensive resource package including: For Instructors:                               For Students: • Discussion Exercises                        • Discussion Exercises • Lecture Outlines                              • Flashcards • PowerPoints                                    • Interactive Glossary • Test Bank                                       • Web Links
  

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User Review  - Karen Overturf - Goodreads

Pratt discusses many concepts of care, and the possibilities of changing the system of long term care for the better. As many in the field do, Pratt sees an ideal, and discusses each tenet with as many issues and reconciliation of issues as he can. It is an excellent text. Read full review

Contents

Nursing Facilities
69
Assisted Living
96
Chapters Subacute Care
120
Adult Day Care
146
Chapter? Home Health Care
163
Hospice Care
187
Competition Cooperation and Integration
211
External Control of LongTerm Care
240
LongTerm Care Quality
300
Governance and Administration
353
Technology in LongTerm Care
372
Marketing and Community Relations
394
Trends to Watch
417
Managing for the Future
435
Appendix A Criteria for Designing or Evaluating
449
Appendix B American College of Health Care
455

LongTerm Care Reimbursement
271

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