Essays Tagged: "nursing homes"

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

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.

as a long-term care organization, we were immediately challenged by federal and state regulations. Nursing homes have long been the solution for geriatric residential care. The mid-seventies witnesse ... grew. We had managed to operate a behavioral health program within the walls of a licensed skilled nursing facility. We were making a difference in the lives of many.Last December, a devastating blow ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nosocomial Infections

erm "nosocomial infection" should not be limited to just the hospital setting. People who reside in nursing homes or who have had short-term procedures have also been found to develop infections due t ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

It's a job description for Physical Therapy.I have used this paper over and over for different classes. It includes the works cited page too.

ment:a. Hospitalsb. Officesc. Clinicsd. Home Health Agenciese. Out patient rehabilitation centersf. Nursing Homesg. Armed Forcesh. Self-employedi. SchoolsC. Benefits:a. Help people overcome or adjust ...

(1 pages) 63 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Financial Regulations in Healthcare

e incentives to limit costs for treatment that hospitals do. Other health care providers; including nursing homes, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, and managed care plans, now share wi ...

(4 pages) 171 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


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

Elder Abuse in the Family

mily members and others (AOA, 2003).Elderly abuse has been accounted for in nearly one-third of the nursing homes in the United States. "Often, the elder abuse violations caused actual harm to residen ... se has been made, the time just following this diagnosis that is most critical and requires careful nursing intervention. The nurse must understand that this is a very delicate situation for both the ...

(8 pages) 259 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

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

Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

eation of the "T-4" program. The T-4 program, also known as the Reich Work Group of Sanitariums and Nursing Homes, was created for the medical killing of mental and physical defectives. It operated fr ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Alzhiemer's disease.

rment in elderly people and 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 halluc ...

(9 pages) 107 1 4.8 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Abuse and Neglect on the elderly

pread, and therefore societal, problem. This news report outlines the problems of seniors living in nursing homes.How would you analyze this social problem? Would you use a structural-functional, symb ...

(1 pages) 104 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Assisted Suicide- Facing the End of life with Personhood

he normal process of dying is frequently hidden from us, with family members dying in hospitals and nursing homes. The process of dying is unknown and frightening. We will all die. We may be able to p ...

(8 pages) 81 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Adult Daycare

nd holds a bachelors degree in heath care administration; his husband Jeff, has been a volunteer in nursing homes over the period of her mother's stay in a residential home.Together, Mr. Jeff and Chri ... ess reduction counseling, and long term care placement counseling.Macon Adult Day Care will provide nursing services such as blood sugar level screening for diabetic clients, daily dispensing of requi ...

(36 pages) 554 1 3.9 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Clostridium Perfringens

, Emergency Response Team was called in to the case because their was an outbreak occurring in many nursing homes in Ocala. Many were falling ill and many people eating in Surrey Place came down with ... sible for containing the disease and finding out who was behind this bioterrorism attack on Ocala's nursing homes. Since the bioterrorism attack took place, a lot of people have been taking out their ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Nursing Home Comparason

Finding a nursing home is a hard job. Families of elderly need to know how to compare nursing homes. If you ma ... easily jeopardize your loved one's life. There are many issues we need to look at when we research nursing homes. It becomes a full time job investigating which nursing facility meets your needs.4 mo ... brought her to this final point. So my mom and I set out on a long journey to research and compare nursing homes. Our decision came down to two nursing homes, Rosewood and Peabody Glenn.Rosewood Nurs ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

De institutionalization

is where they would go from there. “Some former patients went home to their families, some to nursing homes, where almost a million mentally ill Americans now live. Some ended up in board-and-ca ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Long term care ltc

that helps you hold on to your fortune once you enter into a long term care facility. LTC pays for nursing homes and rehabilitation facility expenses most people don't consider will ever happen to th ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Nursing Home Disrespect

As an employee of a nursing home you get the pleasure to have a co-workers meaning that they should work just a I do. Bu ... ing? once an adult, twice a child?. Especially taking them away from their homes to an institutions(nursing homes). These upset their long term illness like, heart problems, dimension disease etc. som ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


e homeless? How many people give their time or even a thought to the elderly that have been sent to nursing homes and forgotten? Very few people can say that they give their time and effort freely to ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Homelessness in Corpus Christi

& Associates, 2005).Inadequate discarge planning for persons leaving corretional failities and nursing homes and the mentally handicaped lead to much of the homeless population in Corpus Christi. ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays