Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session on Review of Health Care Services Available for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia and to Review Proposals Related to the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, July 22, 1986, Volume 4
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Page 52 - Except for purposes of sections 402(d), 402(e), 402(f). 423, and 425 of this title, the term "disability" means (A) inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months...
Page 52 - ... to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death, or which has lasted (or can be expected to last) for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.
Page 174 - The patient care plan is reviewed, evaluated, and updated as necessary by all professional personnel involved in the care of the patient. (e) Standard: Rehabilitative nursing care. Nursing personnel are trained in rehabilitative nursing, and the facility has an active program of rehabilitative nursing care which is an integral part of nursing service and is directed toward assisting each patient to achieve and maintain an optimal level of self-care and independence. Rehabilitative nursing care services...
Page 43 - The US Public Health Service estimates that Alzheimer's Disease affects at least one person in twenty between the ages of 65 and 75, and every fifth person over the age of 80.
Page 42 - On the basis of his study of the world's great civilizations, the historian Toynbee concluded that a society's quality and durability can best be measured "by the respect and care given its elderly citizens.
Page 46 - Aging, working in cooperation with the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Page 88 - ... the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Administration on Aging.
Page 1 - The Subcommittee on Aging of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources...
Page 109 - Resources; Subcommittee on Human Services, House Select Committee on Aging; and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association * • Discussion paper by Karen Davis, and Patricia Neuman, Johns Hopkins University.
Page 174 - ... duty. (d) Standard: Patient care plan. In coordination with the other patient care services to be provided, a written patient care plan for each patient is developed and maintained by the nursing service consonant with the attending physician's plan of medical care, and is implemented upon admission. The plan indicates care to be given and goals to be accomplished and which professional service is responsible for each element of care. The patient care plan is reviewed, evaluated, and updated...