Nursing Home Ethics: Everyday Issues Affecting Residents with Dementia

Nursing Home Ethics: Everyday Issues Affecting Residents with Dementia

by Bethel Ann Powers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826119646

ISBN-13: 9780826119643

Pub. Date: 09/09/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

A comprehensive and thoughtful examination of the ethical issues that arise in long-term care. The first two chapters set the stage by exploring the pre-nursing home experiences of families living with dementia and, in contrast, how residents and family members

Overview

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

A comprehensive and thoughtful examination of the ethical issues that arise in long-term care. The first two chapters set the stage by exploring the pre-nursing home experiences of families living with dementia and, in contrast, how residents and family members experience life in the nursing home. The following chapters contain detailed hypothetical cases that include questions, possible actions, and insightful commentary to illustrate practical approaches to understanding ethical everyday issues affecting nursing home residents. The book also contains a useful Appendix focusing on creating a Nursing Home Ethics Committee.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826119643
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/09/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Acknowledgments

  • Living with Dementia
  • The Nursing Home Experience
  • Ethics in Action
  • Case Examples

  • Appendix: Nursing Home Ethics Committee Q & A

    Sample Case Review Record

    Sample Resources

    References

    Index

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