A 1- The one question or decision relevant to a Hospital business that I will answer by collecting and analyzing a set of data is: Is there a relationship to the number of hours a Registered Nurse (RN) works and patient safety? RNs are the main caregivers to the patient. They
ResCare, INC. is a company that offers patient support and home health assistance for individuals of all ages that are suffering from disabilities and mental issues that has hindered their daily living. The company also provides family members and caregivers relief services by sending out a certified nursing assistance (CNA’s) or a personal care assistant (PCA”s) into the homes of family members to relieve these caretakers so that they are able to engage in their own personal affairs. This company provides services such as: assist the patients with daily living (ADL”s), hygiene, personal errands, shopping, vital signs, light house keeping, meal preparations, and will also remind clients of their medications and other healthcare needs. However, not all clients have
Is a nursing facility or long-term care facility that patients can receive specialized visits from hospice nurses, home health aides, chaplains, social workers, and volunteers. Hospice is a term for a special program of care for terminally dying patients and their family. Home Care is a health care services that can be given in
Informing the client about available options regarding her health care, (Army) benefits, Medicare, food stamps, and how she is utilizing community resources. I would encourage that Mrs. Carla Washburn stay in contact with friends and family members to form supports that can assist her. She has very strong family values and spiritual guidance from her traditions. It is recommended that she find a home health provider or companion care resource that helps her with household tasks, transportation to doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, and church activities. Have a visiting nurse check in once a week to check how she is doing.
1. What is your understanding of the Advance Directive for Healthcare and how does your facility (current or past) deal with the issue? There are two different types of Advance Directives, a Health Care Power of Attorney and a Living Will. An advance directive is a proactive legal document a patient fills out in advance making their wishes know in regards to complicated health care decisions in case they are unable to make the decisions for themselves for some reason. This document appoints a health care power of attorney to make the decision on the patient behalf if they are unable In my facility, we ask all patients or their representative upon admission if they have an advance directive in place.
Aspen Care @ Home is a home health care institution. They are located in Marin, CA, Sonoma, CA, and San Francisco, CA. Aspen Care @ Home is formerly known as Advocate Home Care. Their services include bathing and personal grooming, light housekeeping, errands and shopping, medication reminders, companionship and activities, Alzheimer’s care, hospice care, and transportation. Aspen Care @ Home delivers award-winning services.
BBH uses a team approach to provide professional services to provide individualized care to the client. The health care team includes attending physician, the registered nurse, hospice aides, social workers, the hospice chaplain, music therapist, trained volunteers and
Assignment D (Reimbursement Process and Procedure) Manor Care Boynton Beach is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located at 3001 S Congress Ave Boynton Beach, FL 33426. The facility gets paid for its services by Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, and private payment. Medicare Part A helps pay for hospital stays, skilled nursing facility care, home health care and hospice care. Medicare Part B helps pay for doctor’s services and outpatient care as well as some other services such as physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, some home health care services, and supplies that are medically necessary. Medicare Part C is a Medicare’s managed care benefit called Medicare Advantage plan.
The Registered Professional Nurse Case Manager is a graduate from an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor’s degree specializing in community health services. The RN Case Manager directs and plans patient centered care from the point of initial problem based nursing assessment, develops a plan of care, organizes and manages specific aspects of patient care while incorporating the needs of the patient and their family or significant others. The primary focus of the Case Manager is improving overall health and wellness, improving outcomes through the utilization of evidence based practice. The Care Manager collaborates with the patient’s healthcare and insurance providers as well as social support services ensuring provisions for safety
This is the current status that Mrs. Stroman holds with the state of North Carolina. With this license, she is able to perform the duties of a professional counselor while being supervised by a qualified clinical supervisor. By the end of the year, Mrs. Stroman will have the credentials to obtain her Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in which she will file for. As an LPCA working for a mental health agency Mrs. Stroman conducts several home visits to deliver services. Having home access with her clients provides Mrs. Stroman an opportunity to assess specific needs of families in which an office based counselor may not conduct
Mission Statement To improve quality of life for those we serve through the delivery of clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate care, while being recognized as the leader in home health and hospice services. Gentiva’s About Us page gives a lot of information on services, contact information, location finder and you can learn more about who is appropriate for home health or hospice services. Some of the information I found is following: Gentiva is a home health/hospice company that allows ill and dying people to reside in their home and receive medical treatment. Whether you just had a stroke or are in the end stages of life they are there every step of the way. They want you to be able to live comfortably in your own
Hospice is where a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, bereavement counselors and volunteers work together to address the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient and family (Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc. website, 2016, para. 1). A few benefits of hospice are that it can be used by individuals who choose to remain at their homes, stay in a hospital or even reside at a nursing home. Benefits that the hospice program provides is that of a support system to meet with the family and the patient regarding his/her care, team collaboration involving treatment and care, and bereavement follow-up for the family (Gumucio, 2016, para. 3).
As their care needs change, they can also opt to live in a Continued Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) which according to the book are residential complexes for seniors that offers housing options and comprehensive nursing care with their changing needs. (McSweeney-Feld
A reevaluation of the client functional status to determine if the goals are met is necessary (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.), 2014). The occupational therapist should provide the client with any recommendations and a home care plan in order to increase occupational performance. Making any necessary arrangements the client may need to increase their independence at home (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.), 2014). Caregiver information on task breakdown, energy conservation, back protection, organization, communication strategies and safety measures may be implemented for her husband who also incurred an injury. Lastly the occupational therapist should provide education for the client, and the family about the client’s post care (Sames,