The Long-term Care Restorative Nursing Desk Reference / Edition 1

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Develop a resident–centered restorative nursing program with this one–of–a–kind resource

Restorative nursing is an essential part of reimbursement, compliance, and the quality of life of your residents. Improper care planning or unclear documentation can negatively impact resident care and your bottom line. Rely on this one resource for all your restorative care questions and needs.

The Long–Term Care Restorative Nursing Desk Reference is a new all–inclusive desk reference that describes the clinical aspects of restorative nursing in detail and provides a much–needed guide for nurses in a long–term care facility. This resource makes it easy to find instant answers to questions you may have about maintaining or developing your restorative program.

Keep this resource close–at–hand for:

  • Everything you need to run a restorative nursing program including:

    • Who should run it

    • What activities should be included

    • How to document the program for reimbursement

  • In–depth explanation of how restorative nursing affects QIs, QMs, care planning, and reimbursement

  • Restorative approaches to preventing declines, falls, and eliminating restraint

  • Examples of restorative dining programs, bariatric care, and activities

  • Detailed references, charts, and figures

The Long–Term Care Restorative Nursing Desk Reference offers the help you need to create or sustain an effective restorative care program that puts your resident’s needs first.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601466495
  • Publisher: HCPro, Inc
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 342
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Acello, MS, RN, is an independent nurse consultant and educator. She has worked in long-term care for more than thirty-three years. In addition to owning and operating a school for nursing assistants, she helped to write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Restorative Nursing

Chapter 2: Legal Considerations

Chapter 3: The Restorative Team

Chapter 4: Establishing a Restorative Nursing Program

Chapter 5: Restorative Care and the Nursing Process

Chapter 6: Reimbursement Basics

Chapter 7: Restorative Meal Service and Dining

Chapter 8: Restorative Aspects of Elimination and Fluid Balance

Chapter 9: Restorative Approaches to Preventing Declines

Chapter 10: Basics of Bariatric Care

Chapter 11: Restorative Approaches to Fall Prevention, Behavior Management, and Restraint Elimination

Chapter 12: Restorative Exercises and Activities

Chapter 13: Restorative Documentation

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