Creative Long-Term Care Administration

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780398073510
  • Publisher: Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Edition description: 4TH
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 408

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The History of Care of the Aged 5
Ch. 2 Characteristics of the Long-Term Care Model 18
Ch. 3 Governing the Long-Term Care Organization 29
Ch. 4 Executive Leadership 56
Ch. 5 Developing the Management Team 67
Ch. 6 Fiscal Leadership 81
Ch. 7 Human Resource Management Overview 95
Ch. 8 Worker Motivation, Attitudes, and Perceptions 108
Ch. 9 Recruitment, Screening, and Selection of Personnel 126
Ch. 10 Personnel Policies with Special Impact of Employees 140
Ch. 11 Staff Development 152
Ch. 12 Monitoring and Evaluating HRM Practices 166
Ch. 13 Rehabilitation and Exercise in Long-Term Care 183
Ch. 14 Medical Care and the Role of the Medical Director 193
Ch. 15 The Department of Nursing 204
Ch. 16 Social Services in Long-Term Care 224
Ch. 17 Therapeutic Activity 232
Ch. 18 Enhancing Organizational Performance Through Environmental Design 247
Ch. 19 Monitoring Clinical Outcomes 259
Ch. 20 Managing the Effects of Institutionalization 271
Ch. 21 Families: The Second Client 281
Ch. 22 Intergenerational Activities 290
Ch. 23 Companion Animals in the Environment 297
Ch. 24 End of Life in a Long-Term Care Facility 305
Ch. 25 Spiritual Care and the Chaplain in the Long-Term Care Facility 318
Ch. 26 Using Information Technology to Improve Quality Measurement 337
Ch. 27 Managing Change 352
App. A Competencies of Directors of Nursing/Nurse Administrators in Long-Term Care Facilities 363
App. B Determination of Staffing Using the RUG-III Case-Mix Classification System for Nursing Time 366
App. C Two-Week Blocks for Nursing Staff Schedule 368
Author Index 375
Subject Index 383
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