Nursing Homes: Getting Good Care There (Working Caregiver)

[Sarah Greene Burger, National Citizens Coalition for Nursing, Virginia Fraser] ☆ Nursing Homes: Getting Good Care There (Working Caregiver) ↠ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Nursing Homes: Getting Good Care There (Working Caregiver) Long-term care for aging parents is one of the most difficult, expensive and frustrating issues facing American families today. Includes many strategies for protecting patient rights to aid families in insuring quality care for loved ones.. It helps readers select and work with nursing homes, offering proven procedures developed by effective advocates nationwide. Newly revised and updated, this handbook was prepared by the leading organization advocating better conditions and care for nursing ho

Nursing Homes: Getting Good Care There (Working Caregiver)

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Rating : 4.25 (650 Votes)
Asin : 1886230439
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 176 Pages
Publish Date : 0000-00-00
Language : English

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The authors are on the front line of nursing home reform -- one-on-one, resident by resident." --A. This new edition of this highly acclaimed book provides the information we all need to recognize problems when they occur, learn what quality care is and what's required by law, and identify people and organizations that can help us. VIRGINIA FRASER, M.A., was the State Ombudsman in Colorado for 21 years. An essential resource for caring families and patient advocates! "Good nursing home care definitely exists, but you have to know where to look and how to look. Everyone with a family member or close friend in a nursing home should have NURSING HOMES: GETTING GOOD CARE THERE." --Bill Novelli, Executive Director and CEO, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) "This book, in its direct, easy-to-read style, will help families and friends of persons in nursing homes to understand what makes good care, and the laws

Long-term care for aging parents is one of the most difficult, expensive and frustrating issues facing American families today. Includes many strategies for protecting patient rights to aid families in insuring quality care for loved ones.. It helps readers select and work with nursing homes, offering proven procedures developed by effective advocates nationwide. Newly revised and updated, this handbook was prepared by the leading organization advocating better conditions and care for nursing home residents

reality check Nurses under tremendous stress The book does offer some useful information for anyone who has not had much experience with nursing homes. The role of the Ombudsman which I believe is voluntary, or was, is a very important task for the patients, family and of course the state watchdogs. I am curious about the actual length of time spent in a nursing home and is it a working relationshi. A valuable resource for health care consumers I am a registered nurse with past long-term care experience (I was a nursing assistant before becoming an RN) and family member of a nursing home resident. I believe this book hits the mark as a helpful guide to consumers of nursing home care and their families. It helps readers to understand the rights of nursing home residents, and what steps to take t. Seek to Understand in order to be Understood Long-term care is most always a crisis when it happens and decisions have to be made in such a short period of time. With the advent of the internet and community resources to draw upon, most people mange the best they can. I was introduced to this book some 5 years ago when volunteering as a Certified Long-term care Ombudsman. It's now in it's Second Ed

. BARBARA FRANK, M.S., M.P.A., is Director of Health Policy for the Massachusetts office of the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute. VIRGINIA FRASER, M.A., was the State Ombudsman in Colorado for 21 years. SARA HUNT, M.S.S.W., is a consultant and former state long-term care ombudsman. SARAH GREENE BURGER, R.N., M.P.H., is Executive Director and consultant for the National Citize

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