Introduction For the purpose of this paper, my client will be named Leah. The agency 's mission is to render the highest quality care to its residents. Leah was referred to Andover and Subacute Rehab Center by her previous residency. Her family was unable to prevent her from begging in the community and abusing heroin. The agencies’ role is to restore its residents to their maximum potential.
The reporting party (RP) stated her mother resident Esnela Aguilar DOB: 7/27/51 was admitted to the facility on 2/26/16. Within 5 days the facility contacted the RP to discuss issued the facility was having with her mother. The facility had issues with the resident 's eating habits (phlegm coming up), her behavior (placing hand in diaper and touching other residents food), and chewing on non-edible food items. The RP stated prior to admission during the assessment process the RP discussed the resident 's diagnosis of Frontal Tempro Dementia and asked if they were aware of the condition.
I attended two physician appointments on 2/2/18 Neurosurgery and 2/20/2018 Neurology with Mr. Noveloso, his sister and his son Bernard. Parking fees were also paid for each clinic appointment of $2.00 for each appointment. Mr. Noveloso’s sister had come from Germany when the accident occurred and had been assisting them. She had prepared meals and her brother was able to reheat them. I inquired about what she had noticed as she was a nurse.
Dealing with an alcoholic single mother and endless hours of working at Heather Nursing Home to raise money for college, and high-school. janie Hannagan has bigger problems since she was eight years old, she has been pulled into people’s dreams, witnessing their recurring fears, fantasies and secrets. With the help of mrs. Stubbin an old lady from the nursing home , Janie discovers that she is a dream catcher with the ability to help others resolve their haunting dreams. After taking an interest in former bad boy Cabel, she must distinguish between the monster she sees in his nightmares and her romantic feelings for him.
“Healthcare Reform 101,” written by Rick Panning (2014), is a wonderful article that describes, in an easy-to-understand language, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law March 23, 2010. The main goal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was to provide affordable, quality healthcare to Americans while simultaneously reducing some of the country’s economic problems. Two areas will be covered throughout this paper. The first section will include a summary of the major points and highlights of Panning’s (2014) article, including an introduction to the ACA, goals of the signed legislation, provided coverage, and downfalls of the current healthcare system. The second part will be comprised of a professional
1-800-MALPRACTICE Website Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse Introduction Nursing homes should be safe havens for the vulnerable elderly members of our community, but regrettably, this is not always the case. A recent report from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General found that 33% of residents in Medicare-approved nursing homes experienced serious adverse events that resulted in harm or death during the first 35 days of their stay. These unfortunate situations, which exist in nursing homes throughout the country, range from full-blown abuse such as sexual assault and over-medication to more passive forms of neglect such as failing to reposition bedridden residents often enough to prevent bed sores and inadequate supervision of those at risk for
1-800-MALPRACTICE Website Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse Falls (link to Falls in Cases section?) Every second of every day in the United States, an older adult falls, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This makes falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans. With close to 2 million people over 65 living in nursing homes, falls, and the serious consequences that often result, have become a serious problem in these facilities.
Long-term care policy is to guide the development of the system of power, its decisions should be based on national or regional cultural characteristics, resources and other policy objectives. In a long time period, long-term care was considered to be a personal issue be classified as personal and family responsibilities, public policy intervention less number because of personal or family poverty, by charitable organizations and concerned sectors of society to receive welfare. After 1950s Western countries had been massive growth in the elderly population, long-term care from the minority poor social problem into a number of common problems. For long-term care policies have to reflect on how to improve the quality of long-term care services,
Chapter 10 starts off in identifying the complexity involved in carrying out a general health reform in the United States. It discusses the multiple failed attempts at national health reform over the last century. The factors which our textbook lists as barriers to social reform include “the country’s culture, the nature of U.S. political institutions, the power of interest groups, and path dependency” (Teitelbaum & Wilensky, 2017, p. 170). It then evaluates how health reform was enacted in 2010.
Eldercare and Eating Safely The National Institute of Health reports that nearly 48 million Americans get sick each year from eating contaminated food. The illness is seldom fatal, but seniors are not only at greater risk of becoming ill from contaminated foods, but they are at greater risk of severe complications. The two best-known causes of the illnesses are the E.coli and salmonella bacteria. One of the reasons seniors are at greater risk for food poisoning is that their stomachs do not produce as much stomach acid as they did when they were younger.