Essentials of Long-Term Care Administration / Edition 1

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A comprehensive curriculum of practical methods for long-term care adm inistration. Includes essential forecasting tools compiled and develop ed by more than 40 leaders in long-term care. Each chapter is followed by case studies, questions, and exercises.

This book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Intended as a textbook, contains case studies and contributed chapters on such topics as ethical decision making, governing boards, firing employees, marketing, quality management, capital campaigns, and architecture. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780834205673
  • Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning
  • Publication date: 7/25/1994
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 380
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Editor/Contributor
About the Contributors
A Note about the Cases
Ch. 1 History of Long-Term Care 1
Ch. 2 Psychological Issues in Institutional Care of the Aged 11
Ch. 3 Ethical Decision Making in Long-Term Care 27
Ch. 4 Management of Long-Term Care Organizations 46
Ch. 5 The Role and Function of Governing Boards 72
Ch. 6 Role of the Medical Director in the 1990s 83
Ch. 7 Nursing in the Long-Term Care Facility 108
Ch. 8 Termination without Litigation: Practical Advice for Separating Employees 136
Ch. 9 Marketing for the Long-Term Care Organization 155
Ch. 10 Total Quality Management 186
Ch. 11 Financial Management of Long-Term Care Organizations 210
Ch. 12 Principles of a Successful Capital Campaign 233
Ch. 13 Architecture for Long-Term Care Facilities 254
Ch. 14 Adult Day Care 285
Ch. 15 Assisted Living in Alternative Residential Environments 296
Ch. 16 Strategic Planning in Long-Term Care 323
Index 351
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