Essays Tagged: "Long-term care"

A State of Mind Thirty-five years old and mentally ill. Sarah is one of hundreds and thousands of people who suffer with debilitating forms of mental illness.

on, Olympus Healthcare, took to the task of providing care for mentally ill patients. Licensed as a long-term care organization, we were immediately challenged by federal and state regulations. Nursin ... cing state and federal agencies to stand up and take notice. As a result, statues were mandated and long-term care became regulated under the Public Health code. These regulations serve most residents ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Euthanasia: Your Right to Die

Today there are five to ten thousand comatose patients in long term care facilities (Wheeler A1). There are countless elderly people in care facilities that have repeat ... Her on Her Way'" Newsweek November 7, 1988: 101* Moody, Harry R. "Legal and Ethical Issues in Elder Care: The Right to Die" Gerontologist October 1988: 711-712* Wheeler, David L. "Euthanasia: an Incre ...

(2 pages) 180 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Three situations in a social care setting

t more and more difficult to cope with her behaviour. Her social worker is thinking of looking into long-term care in a nursing home, if the situation does not improve..When she receives her meals. he ... ovide reassurance and verbal efforts to calm. Checking again if the husband would like to look into long-term care in a nursing home, and if so discussing it with his wife, social workers, and her G.P ...

(2 pages) 109 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Impact of Long-Term Care and the Elderly.

Long-Term Care: The Impact of the ElderlyProviding accessible, affordable, and high-quality long-ter ... le, and high-quality long-term care services to an aging population presents a growing challenge to long-term care providers. As the oldest members of the baby boom generation approach retirement, fed ... makers are exploring policies to care for the increasing number of elderly and to finance expanding long-term care needs. Other concerns include how to provide an adequate mix of institutional care an ...

(5 pages) 596 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Understanding Stress.

ence, heart attack, stroke, and disease. Because mental and physical resources are depleted through long-term self destruction, the symptoms of chronic stress are difficult to treat and may require ex ... drinking or drugs, agitation and attendance issues at the work place.Stress is the leading cause of long-term absence (M2 Presswire, July 26, 2002 p0)Just as there are many sources of stress, there ar ...

(4 pages) 268 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Healthcare Administration: Making a Positive Difference in the Lives of People and Communities

s. Healthcare encompasses many areas including acute care / hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, long-term care facilities, physicians offices, home health agencies, and managed care organizations. ...

(3 pages) 467 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

AFLAC - Insurance Company - Complete History and Analysis of Insurance Giant with Investment Recommendations

ccident/disability, short-term disability, hospital intensive care, hospital confinement indemnity, long-term care, specified health event, and dental coverage.Since it's beginning the firm has grown ...

(10 pages) 156 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


MAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENTEMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTIONEmployee recruitment and retention in the long-term care setting is a major problem that is not new. Much hasbeen written about this problem b ... staff plus other factors. Iwill attempt to define some of the problems in recruiting staff for the long-term care setting particularly skilledNursing homes and try to focus more in depth in retention ...

(16 pages) 591 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management


ive-year-old Daughter, Wendy and a dog Minty. Kathryn is particularly concerned about the long term care of Minty and Wendy, especially if Joe is sent to prison for any length of time.During a home vi ... t. The isolation of living in a rural setting where employment is hard to find and access to health care is limited, are of also great significance in his relevant situation. Combined with the added s ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Patient Concern: Personal Safety

urses monitor and manage the quality of health care delivered in hospitals, outpatient departments, long-term care facilities, and many other settingsIn the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report, To Er ...

(8 pages) 573 0 3.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzhiemer's disease.

nd accounts for a large percentage of admissions to assisted living homes, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities. Psychotic symptoms, such as delusions and hallucinations, have been repor ...

(9 pages) 107 1 4.8 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

New Health Care System.

or national health-care system," "The plan would cover 'all medically necessary services, including long-term care, mental health and dental services, and prescription drugs and supplies.'" A nationa ...

(5 pages) 376 0 2.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Spendbig Credit Service.

nklin Coffee is requesting time off for 3-4 weeks to arrange for the placement of his mother into a long-term care facility. The company's legal obligations are to grant Mr. Coffee the time off withou ...

(9 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The Virtue Practice of Medicine

AbstractWhat is the major function of computers in healthcare? Communication is the most important function. This allows us to lower cost and improve quality ... mportant function. This allows us to lower cost and improve quality! Let's get people back to healthcare and away from paperwork! Healthcare is the most information intensive industry in the country. ... rk! Healthcare is the most information intensive industry in the country. Everything we do in healthcare is related to collecting, organizing, analyzing and distributing information. Physicians are ve ...

(7 pages) 154 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Risk Management Issue

escribe the risk management program at your facilityOur facility is a 112-bed acute facility with a long-term care satellite facility in another building. The risk management program consists of the D ...

(6 pages) 284 1 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

System of Inquiry Paper

e 24 page document demonstrates a steadfast process throughout a company that operates more than 80 long-term care hospitals in 24 states, and 242 skilled nursing facilities in 28 states (About Kindre ...

(8 pages) 848 0 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Insurance Career

ents sell one or more types of insurance, such as life, property, casualty, health, disability, and long-term care (Edwards, 1999, A12). Agents sell insurance policies to individuals and businesses to ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Long term care ltc

Long Term Care LTC Introduction The product I selected is Long Term Care Insurance (LTC). Long-term care insurance is for the protection of individual and family investments. Customers alway ... d States, according to industry figures. The widening flood of Americans later life guarantees that long-term care facilities will be the 21st century growth industry. The market which was $86 billion ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care is something that is important and it is a subject that is not going to go away. You ... ather or grandparents but in today's society we have to work and that is no ones fought but our own.Long-term facilities are in demand more today than before and it is only going to increase from here ... ng to think of but it happens to all of us. All we can do is try to be prepared for when it happens.Long-term care is something we all have to face in time and it also something we want to put on hold ...

(5 pages) 95 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Employee Benefits

employees, which are important for the employees and organization, as discussed in the memo.Health Care Benefit Plan:Health care benefit plan can be defined as the benefits of contribution plans, whi ... lan can be defined as the benefits of contribution plans, which provides various pension and health care facilities to employees in their working period and after their retirement also.This plan inclu ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers