Managing the Long-Term Care Facility provides a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of long-term care. Taking a continuum-of-care approach, the text covers every aspect of long-term care. Readers will develop a robust knowledge of the issues faced by people experiencing physical and or mental changes. Topics covered include the biological and psychosocial implications of ageing, marketing long-term care, facility operations, and information technology for health care, among many others. By integrating all aspects of long-term care, the book is an invaluable resource that will aid students and professionals in preparing for career advancement and licensure exams.
The book is also is designed to help students prepare for the National Nursing Home Administrator exam. Pedagogical elements help guide readers through the content, and summaries and discussion questions to drive home lessons learned.
- Builds expert knowledge of all aspects of long-term care management, including operations, human resources, patient advocacy, and information systems
- Emphasizes the latest understandings of the long-term care continuum and patient-centered care for diverse populations
- Delivers practical approaches to providing quality care to individuals and making a positive impact on community wellbeing
- Prepares readers for and National Nursing Home Administrator's licensure exam
Managing the Long-Term Care Facility: Practical Approaches to Providing Quality Care provides real-world guidance for students in healthcare administration, health and human services, gerontology, nursing, business and medical programs, in both domestic and international markets. Nursing home administrators, administrators-in-training and preceptors will find this book an effective training tool in the nursing facility setting.
Keywords: Managing the Long-Term Care Facility: Practical Approaches to Providing Quality Care; Rebecca Perley; skilled nursing facilities; long-term care; continuum-of-care; ageing; facility operations; information technology; facility operations; licensure exams; National Nursing Home Administrator exam; human resources; advocacy; information systems; care continuum; patient-centered; diverse populations; quality care; community wellbeing; administrators in training; residential care