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The sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration contains essential information to prepare an individual for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. This book addresses all regulatory pieces of information to provide readers with an overview of the entire process of managing a nursing facility. This edition has been updated to reflect the most accurate and up-to-date information to reflect...
Designated a Doody's Core Title!
The sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration contains essential information to prepare an individual for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. This book addresses all regulatory pieces of information to provide readers with an overview of the entire process of managing a nursing facility. This edition has been updated to reflect the most accurate and up-to-date information to reflect new legislation and regulations passed since previous edition in 2008.
This textbook serves as a roadmap for studying and understanding all the various requirements-management, human resources, finance and business, industry laws and regulations, and patient care. It demonstrates how all components fit together to form the coordinated activity set required of a successful nursing home administrator.
Management, personnel, finance & business, patient & resident care, environmental law & regulation, etc.
|The Nursing Home Administrator's Challenge|
|List of Figures|
|List of Tables|
|Pt. 1||Management, Governance, Leadership|
|1.9||Marketing the Long-Term Care Facility||95|
|Pt. 2||Human Resources|
|2.1||Organizational Patterning of the Nursing Facility and Its Personnel||119|
|2.2||Identifying Human Resources Functions||146|
|2.3||Planning Employment Needs: Writing Job Descriptions||150|
|2.4||Forecasting Employment Needs||152|
|Pt. 3||Finance and Business|
|3.1||The Administrator's Role As Financial Manager||223|
|3.2||Generally Accepted Accounting Principles: The GAAPs||229|
|3.3||Cash Accounting and Accrual Accounting||232|
|3.4||The Accounting Process: Recording Transactions and Preparing Financial Statements||235|
|3.5||Putting Financial Statements to Work: Working Capital, Ratio Analysis, and Vertical Analysis||251|
|3.6||Additional Accounting Procedures for Maintaining Control Over the Facility||258|
|3.8||Using Costs in Managerial Decisions||283|
|3.9||Budgets and Budgeting||293|
|3.10||Business and Financial Management||302|
|Pt. 4||Environment: The Industry, Its Laws and Regulations|
|4.1||Origins, Overview, and Current Profile of the Nursing Home Industry||345|
|4.2||The Social Security Act: Medicare and Medicaid||377|
|4.3||Older Americans Act, 1965||390|
|4.4||Labor and Management||395|
|4.5||Workplace Safety: The Occupational Safety and Health Act||422|
|4.6||Fire Safety: The Life Safety Code||428|
|4.7||Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Facilities||440|
|4.8||Expanding Facility Services: Health Planning||472|
|4.9||Voluntary Operating Standards: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations||475|
|Pt. 5||Resident/Patient Care|
|5.1||The Aging Process||485|
|5.2||Medical and Related Terms||494|
|5.3||The Aging Process As It Relates to Diseases Common to the Nursing Home Population||514|
|Observations on a Career in Nursing Home Administration||587|