Effective Management Of Long Term Care Facilities / Edition 2

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Overview

Effective Management of Long-Term Care Facilities explores the complex operations of the long-term care facility and offers critical skills to current and future nursing home administrators for delivering quality, cost-effective services. The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to offer a more cohesive presentation of the material, as well as new, in-depth information on licensing and important skills for becoming a nursing home administrator. An all new section explores the management of specialized facilities including assisted living facilities, special care facilities, and continuing care retirement centers.
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Reviewer: Katy T. Nguyen, MSN (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Description: This book addresses and defines an administrator's responsibility in six dimensions of long-term care operation such as social services, environmental services, nursing care, activities, marketing and financing, leadership and management. This second edition adds two chapters and several case studies.
Purpose: The purpose is to furnish much-needed knowledge and skills to prepare an administrator and/or corporate officer for effectively managing a long-term care facility. The book discusses care continuum and policy issues that can help create a person-centered care environment. The objectives focus on the aspects of effective management that will go beyond mere compliance with regulatory requirements.
Audience: The book is written for long-term care administrators, skilled facility leaders and managers, corporate officers and governing board members, students of healthcare administration preparing for the professional licensure examination, and people who are considering a career in long-term care.
Features: Five sections that include an introduction, external and internal environment, organization and delivery services, governance and management, and case studies provide a comprehensive overview of long-term care operation. Each section contains several chapters that explore the details of long-term care from legal, regulatory, care, quality, and productivity management perspectives.
Assessment: This is a wonderful reference for people who would like to pursue an administrative level career in long-term care. This edition has new updated tools, information, and several case studies that address long-term care issues. It will help leaders to organize and manage day-to-day operations of a long-term care facility.
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Reviewer: Katy T. Nguyen, MSN(University of Missouri-Columbia)
Description: This book addresses and defines an administrator's responsibility in six dimensions of long-term care operation such as social services, environmental services, nursing care, activities, marketing and financing, leadership and management. This second edition adds two chapters and several case studies.
Purpose: The purpose is to furnish much-needed knowledge and skills to prepare an administrator and/or corporate officer for effectively managing a long-term care facility. The book discusses care continuum and policy issues that can help create a person-centered care environment. The objectives focus on the aspects of effective management that will go beyond mere compliance with regulatory requirements.
Audience: The book is written for long-term care administrators, skilled facility leaders and managers, corporate officers and governing board members, students of healthcare administration preparing for the professional licensure examination, and people who are considering a career in long-term care.
Features: Five sections that include an introduction, external and internal environment, organization and delivery services, governance and management, and case studies provide a comprehensive overview of long-term care operation. Each section contains several chapters that explore the details of long-term care from legal, regulatory, care, quality, and productivity management perspectives.
Assessment: This is a wonderful reference for people who would like to pursue an administrative level career in long-term care. This edition has new updated tools, information, and several case studies that address long-term care issues. It will help leaders to organize and manage day-to-day operations of a long-term care facility.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763774035
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/24/2009
  • Edition description: 2E
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 652
  • Sales rank: 382,239
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Introduction to Long-Term Care 1

Ch. 1 Overview of Long-Term Care 3

Ch. 2 Long-Term Care Policy: Past, Present, and Future 25

Ch. 3 The Long-Term Care Industry 47

Pt. II External and Internal Environments 75

Ch. 4 Responding to the External Environment 77

Ch. 5 Legal Environment 99

Ch. 6 Regulation and Enforcement 123

Ch. 7 Financing and Reimbursement 147

Ch. 8 Internal Environment and Culture Change 199

Pt. III Organization and Delivery of Services 245

Ch. 9 Social Services, Admission, and Discharge 249

Ch. 10 Medical Care, Nursing, and Rehabilitation 277

Ch. 11 Recreation and Activities 307

Ch. 12 Dietary Services 325

Ch. 13 Plant and Environmental Services 347

Ch. 14 Administrative and Information Systems 365

Pt. IV Governance and Management 387

Ch. 15 Effective Governance, Leadership, and Management 389

Ch. 16 Effective Human Resource and Staff Development 419

Ch. 17 Effective Marketing and Public Relations 447

Ch. 18 Effective Budgeting and Financial Controls 471

Ch. 19 Effective Quality and Productivity Management 497

Pt. V Case Studies 521

Case 1 A Central American Immigrant Couple 523

Case 2 A Legal and Ethical Dilemma 525

Case 3 Abusive Spouse 529

Case 4 Advance Directives 533

Case 5 Wound Care at Mountainview Nursing Center 535

Case 6 Implementing Culture Change in Food Service 539

Case 7 Evacuation of Angel Care Center 545

Case 8 Tug-of-War with the Director of Nursing 557

Case 9 Corporate Compliance at Mid-Atlantic Care Centers 561

Case 10 Chapel Square Health Care Center: Workforce Diversity 565

Case 11 Start-up of Blissful Gardens 571

Case 12 Implementation of the Wellspring Model575

Glossary 585

Index 607

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