Ethical Issues In Assisted Living Care

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Yes, I think the practice of having a Registered nurse on staff who cannot administer certain basic functions is ethical. Registered nurses who work in assisted living facilities specializes in geriatrics. The typical assisted living facility provides security, housekeeping and food services. While the people in this assignment are not able to live independently or with family, it is the duty of the family to ensure the facility they choose to place their loved ones provides the type of care the person will need. Therefore, it is important for them to visit skilled nursing facilities and find the appropriate one that would accommodate the need of their loved one as opposed to assisted living facility.
One of the most valuable things that assisted
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