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Practical approaches to the operation of long-term care facilities

Managing the Long-Term Care Facility provides a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of long-term care. Taking a continuum-of-care approach, the text covers every aspect of long-term care. Readers will develop a robust knowledge of the issues faced by people experiencing physical and or mental changes. Topics covered include the biological and psychosocial implications of ageing, marketing long-term care, facility operations, and information technology for health care, among many others. By integrating all aspects of long-term care, the book is an invaluable resource that will aid students and professionals in preparing for career advancement and licensure exams.

The book is also is designed to help students prepare for the National Nursing Home Administrator exam. Pedagogical elements help guide readers through the content, and summaries and discussion questions to drive home lessons learned.

  • Builds expert knowledge of all aspects of long-term care management, including operations, human resources, patient advocacy, and information systems
  • Emphasizes the latest understandings of the long-term care continuum and patient-centered care for diverse populations
  • Delivers practical approaches to providing quality care to individuals and making a positive impact on community wellbeing
  • Prepares readers for and National Nursing Home Administrator's licensure exam

Managing the Long-Term Care Facility: Practical Approaches to Providing Quality Care provides real-world guidance for students in healthcare administration, health and human services, gerontology, nursing, business and medical programs, in both domestic and international markets. Nursing home administrators, administrators-in-training and preceptors will find this book an effective training tool in the nursing facility setting.

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PRACTICAL AND COMPASSIONATE APPROACHES TO THE OPERATION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES

Managing the Long-Term Care Facility contains a wealth of proven approaches that focus on achieving quality of care and quality of life in the long-term care continuum. The approaches outlined move away from traditional institutional techniques and present more caring, empathetic, and nurturing methods that foster an empowering environment for persons needing services and those working in the field. This important resource puts the emphasis on practicality, offers suggestions for every aspect of operating a long-term care facility, and enables an administrator to implement these suggestions immediately.

The text is a comprehensive resource designed for use by students in health care administration, other disciplines such as nursing, gerontology and business, and professionals in the field. Managing the Long-Term Care Facility includes:

  • Suggestions for working with diverse and vulnerable populations
  • Ideas for ensuring the physical environment meets or exceeds regulatory standards
  • A review of the numerous legal and ethical responsibilities of the long-term care provider
  • An exploration of the best nursing and business practices
  • Information for preparing students for the National Nursing Home Administrator's licensure exam

Managing the Long-Term Care Facility provides real-world guidance and a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of long-term care.

Companion Web site: www.wiley.com/go/perley
Additional resources: www.josseybasspublichealth.com

About the Author:

REBECCA PERLEY is owner and CEO of AIT Exam Prep, a company that prepares administrators-in-training to pass the California and federal nursing home administrator licensure exams. She is a member of the Executive Faculty in the Health Care Administration Department of California State University, Long Beach and has been a guest lecturer for the State of California, Nursing Home Administrator Program.

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