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Long-Term Care PDF Public and Population Health

Medicare Prospective Payment

Medicare Prospective Payment - The Ethical Implications of Converging Clinical and Financial Decisions in Long-Term Care   The principles of bioethics indicate that Prospective Payment has a moral dimension. Because...
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Advance Care Planning Aging Caregiving Long-Term Care PDF Public and Population Health

Long-Term Care – Institution, Residence, Hospital, or Home?

Long-Term Care - Institution, Residence, Hospital, or Home   Finding quality long-term nursing care is a growing concern for millions of Americans and their families, especially as the baby-boom generation...
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The Real Caregivers in the Nursing Home – Certified Nursing Assistants

The Real Caregivers in the Nursing Home - Certified Nursing Assistants     Certified nursing assistants are integral to maintaining the quality of nursing homes because they have the most...
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Advance Care Planning End of Life Ethics Long-Term Care PDF Public and Population Health

End-of-Life Care in the Nursing Home

End-of-Life Care in the Nursing Home - Is a Good Death Compatible with Regulatory Compliance   By using relevant clinical practice guidelines for end-of-life care and by incorporating meaningful quality...
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Educational Initiatives in Long-Term Care

Educational Initiatives in Long-Term Care   Most Americans would doubtless agree that positive change is a critical need in facilities providing long-term care. This article describes a project in which...
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Advance Care Planning End of Life Ethics Long-Term Care PDF Public and Population Health

Hospice in the Nursing Home – A Valuable Collaboration

Hospice in the Nursing Home Long-term care facilities have one of the most difficult tasks in healthcare: to maximize the health of frail elderly people. However, our society's resistance to...
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Caring Conversations Workbooks

The Caring ConversationsĀ® Workbook will guide you, your family and your friends through the process of advance care..
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Aging Caregiving Cross Cultural Issues PDF Public and Population Health Resources Vulnerable Populations

Cultural Competency – The Caregiver Connection

Cultural Competency - The Caregiver Connection   Healthcare that is respectful and ethical must also be culturally competent. This article reviews tools provided to caregivers by the University of Michigan...
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Caregiver Access to Resources

Caregiver Access to Resources Helping Caregivers' Self-Identify The reluctance of spouses and family members to identify themselves as caregivers is an obstacle to providing services to them. Caren Rugg describes...
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Disability Rights PDF Public and Population Health Public Policy Resources Vulnerable Populations

Supporting Persons with Developmental Disabilities – A New Model

Supporting Persons with Developmental Disability   The way we think about and care for people with developmental disability has changed - from society believing that caregivers always knew what was...
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Saying Goodbye – The Terri Schiavo Case

Saying Goodbye - The Terri Schiavo Case     The nation struggled to say "Goodbye. We love you, Terri."
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The Case of the Careless Caregiver

The Case of the Careless Caregiver Case and questions compiled by Rosemary Flanigan and Robert Potter Has caregiving gone wrong in this case? How should an advance directive be interpreted?
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Aging Audio File Caregiving Public and Population Health Resources

Elder Abuse

An estimated 120 million adult Americans (57 percent) are either providing unpaid care to an adult family member or friend or have provided this care in the past.
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Honoring Caregivers – A National Initiative

An estimated 120 million adult Americans (57 percent) are either providing unpaid care to an adult family member or friend or have provided this care in the past.
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Booming Past 65: Aging in Kansas City

An estimated 120 million adult Americans (57 percent) are either providing unpaid care to an adult family member or friend or have provided this care in the past.
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