Essays Tagged: "Nursing home"

The Nursing Home

The Nursing Home: A Nice Place for the ElderlyA.) Security1.)Curfews2.)Lost faculties (No need to drive) ... )Takes stress off of the family2.)Help with prescriptions and medicine3.)In case of emergency...The Nursing Home: A Haven for the ElderlyToday's nursing homes are excellent environments for our elderl ... aily chores like washing the dishes or mowing the lawn. One should be able to relax and enjoy life. Nursing homes give the elderly a chance to do just that.Security is a primary focus in most nursing ...

(2 pages) 256 1 3.1 May/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Home for the Aging

Dental Hygiene degree(Associate Degree). She explained to me that at the time she was hired at the nursing home it was not necessary for social workers to have to take a test in order to obtain a lic ... the Aging' 1). Through the years, with renovations and expansions, the facility has evolved into a nursing facility providing skilled nursing care and related therapeutic care to all the residents 24 ...

(12 pages) 449 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Three situations in a social care setting

icult 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. her illness is at it w ... d 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 Ect.Therapists can ...

(2 pages) 109 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Stranger by Albert Camus

et about it. He takes a few days off work to attend his mother's funeral. He catches the bus to the nursing home where his mother's body is. The doorkeeper of the nursing home starts to open the lid o ... does not want to see his mother's body. Mr. Perez, his mother's friend, is the only person from the nursing home to attend the funeral. Meursault sees Perez crying but all he thinks about is going hom ...

(7 pages) 42 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Service and how its involved in life.

oked. However small, they should not go unnoticed. I have not spent hours in a soup kitchen or in a nursing home, but have helped my school and community in my own special way. Not only did I help my ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Children, Debts, Obligations, and Sommers.

food, going to the bathroom unassisted, or even walking up the stairs. She lives her days out in a nursing home, where she attended to by nurses and staff members - rarely hearing from her own family ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"A visit of Charity" by Eudora Welty

visits an elderly home to earn points. The way Marian slowly makes her way from the bus stop to the nursing home shows reluctance. The author's purpose was to describe a young child's experience with ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alaska: Economic Social and Political

ice hotel no matter what-- if it collapses on us, so be it. Beats dying a quiet, boring death in a nursing home. Many young and old daredevils are testing their luck by sleeping a hotel made complete ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Marie Curie "Obituary" (assignment was to write an obituary about a famous scientist)

Sunday, July 8, 1934 - Paris, FranceThis past Wednesday, in a small nursing home in Sancellmoz, the world lost a legend. Marie Curie passed away at the age of 66, due t ... toral degree. Due to the prolonged exposure to radium, Curie died this past Wednesday, July 4, in a nursing home in the French Alps. Doctors have determined that the cause of death is pernicious anemi ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The traveller

On the first day that I walked into the Church Nursing Home, I was unsure of what to expect. A jumble of questions ran through my mind simultaneous ... ermany to confirm my interest in clinical medicine.Experiences like my volunteer work in the German nursing home illustrate the decisive role travel has played in my life. For instance, I had voluntee ... e incontinent and deal with occasionally cantankerous elderly, I love my twice weekly visits to the nursing home. Here, I feel that I am needed and wanted. That rewarding feeling of fulfillment attrac ...

(2 pages) 35 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pharmacology: A Case Study in Polypharmacy

ur. Her daughter is concerned about her mother's ability to remain independent and wishes to pursue nursing home admission arrangements. She fears the development of a dementing illness. Over the last ... es.Relevant interactions: Care should be exercised in patients receiving potassium depleting agents.Nursing considerations: Monitor serum potassium level. Watch for signs of hypokalemia (for example f ...

(8 pages) 146 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


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 strategies including some that I have help ... developand implement as part of my duties as a Dept. Head in my facility.PROBLEM IDTurnover in the Nursing Home setting is long standing and now is worse than ever and getting worse. In somefacilitie ...

(16 pages) 591 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Going Beyond the Wires

t about her dailytask of passing out the medication to all of the people who were admitted into the nursing home.I enjoy whatever conversation I get no matter how unpretentious the conversation might ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Finding life through "Grandma"

r present occupations, our fields of interest, and many other things. I visited my grandmother in a nursing home in Maryland every year. I feel as though my grandma is dealing with aging very well. Fo ...

(6 pages) 35 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A nursing report based on a research article 'evaluating a palliative care education project in nursing homes'

This report is based on a research article, ' Evaluating a palliative care education project in nursing homes', by Froggart (2000). The author of the article Katherine Froggart, who is the head of ... liative Care Studies, discusses the establishment of a 2-year palliative education pilot project in nursing homes.The aim of her project was to address the palliative care needs of residents in nursin ...

(5 pages) 195 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

New Health Care System.

ow cures for ailing Medicare." I have seen this ruin people's pursuit of happiness. I worked in a nursing home for the past five years. Many elderly patients run out of money to support themselves ...

(5 pages) 376 0 2.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Feeding a client who has cerebral palsy

including those for communication skillsReflectionThroughout this reflection, the clients name and nursing home will not be disclosed as this would breach confidentiality (NMC code of professional co ... ed him to finish his meal.Feeding client-x was an extremely important procedure as he came into the nursing home 6 months ago weighing 65.8 kg and currently weighed 56.5 kg. This sudden lose in weight ...

(6 pages) 130 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is what True Love is all about

ment this morning, as he was in such a hurry. The gentleman told me no, that he needed to go to the nursing home to eat breakfast with his wife.I then inquired as to her health. He told me that she ha ...

(1 pages) 33 2 4.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why I chose to continue my education.

we recently adopted a baby. I am very blessed.When I was 14 years old, I started volunteering at a nursing home in my neighborhood. I turned 16 and they offered me a job, I loved the Residents so I a ... ned 16 and they offered me a job, I loved the Residents so I accepted the position. I worked at the nursing home for about 3 years and loved every Resident at the home however; I had gotten married an ...

(1 pages) 40 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Measure of Intelligence (informal speech)

"As we go to air tonight, this 84-year-old grandmother remains locked up in her nursing home room chained to a cupboard. So what has she done to deserve this?"What has she done to ... ind of ...rhubarb, to Australia? That Today Tonight quote introduced a story featuring a woman in a nursing home locked in chains. When federal officials investigated the nursing home the following da ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.5 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing