Effective Management of Long-term Care Facilities

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 646 pages
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New Edition Available Fall 2009! This outstanding text provides a clear understanding of how the ideal long-term care facility should operate, and how prospective, As well as currently employed nursing home administrators can hone their skills to deliver quality, cost-effective services. In three sections, it presents an overview of long-term care, An explanation of the key aspects of the external environment that significantly impact the organization, The organizational features of a nursing home, and finally, management and leadership skills that a successful administrator must have. “Dr. Singh provides a compendium of information needed for successful administration in long-term care. This book clearly defines an administrator’s scope of responsibility in these four dimensions of care: physical, social, mental, and spiritual.” -Mary Tellis-Nayak, RN, MSN, MPH President/CEO, American College of Healthcare Administrators Visit the  Companion Website   For The comprehensive resource package including: For Instructors:                               For Students: • PowerPoints                                    • Quizzes • Additional Resources
 

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Contents

System Perspectives and Environmental
1
Chapter
5
Chapter
11
Chapter
14
Community and Client Exchanges
45
Chapter 13
47
Chapter 17
64
Legal and Regulatory Environment
73
Social Services Admission and Discharge
235
Medical Care Nursing and Rehabilitation
265
Nursing Department
273
Infection Control
283
Pharmacy Consultation
293
Recreation and Activities
303
Dietary Services
329
Staff Development
453

Clinical Organization and Process Integration
171
Clinical Organization
184
Conclusion
205
Practical Models of Enhanced Environments
219
What Is Quality?
565
Quality Culture
586
Index
625
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