Long-term care : managing across the continuum /
John R. Pratt.
2nd ed.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2004.
xii, 482 p.
0763731862 (alk. paper)
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Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2004.
0763731862 (alk. paper)
contents note
Long-term care today -- Toward an ideal system -- Nursing facilities -- Assisted living -- Subacute care -- Adult day care -- Home health care -- Hospice care -- Competition, cooperation, and integration -- External control of long-term care -- Long-term care reimbursement -- Long-term care quality -- Ethical issues in long-term care -- Governance and administration -- Technology and long-term care -- Marketing/community relations -- Trends to watch -- Managing for the future.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
John R. Pratt, MHA, FACHE: Professor of Long-Term Care Administration, Director, Long-Term Care Management Institute, Saint Joseph's College of Maine
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Main Description
Long Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum is appropriate for any course that provides an introduction to or overview of long-term care administration. It may also be used in a course in long-term care issues and policy.
Main Description
New Edition Available Summer 2009! Even by health care industry standards, The field of long-term care is rapidly undergoing dramatic changes. There are constant changes in regulations and reimbursement methodology. Institutional and community-based providers are being redefined, new levels of care are being created, and public-policy makers are working to add much-needed alternative modes of delivery to traditional long-term care. As a result, successful long-term care administrators must be able to meet the challenges these changes present and lead their organizations under mounting pressure. Now in its second edition, Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide you with a solid foundation on which to build your management expertise. it provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of long-term care, Of the changes that are taking place, and of the skills managers need to survive and prosper in this increasingly competitive field now and in the future. Visit the Companion Website for the comprehensive resource package including: For Instructors: For Students: Discussion Exercises Discussion Exercises Lecture Outlines Flashcards PowerPoints Interactive Glossary Test Bank Web Links
Table of Contents
Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Introduction: The Changing Long-Term Care Scenep. 1
Long-Term Care Today: Turbulent Timesp. 3
Toward an Ideal Systemp. 35
Long-Term Care Service Providersp. 67
Nursing Facilitiesp. 69
Assisted Livingp. 96
Subacute Carep. 120
Adult Day Carep. 146
Home Health Carep. 163
Hospice Carep. 187
Interaction Within the Continuump. 209
Competition, Cooperation, and Integrationp. 211
External Control of Long-Term Carep. 240
Long-Term Care Reimbursementp. 271
Long-Term Care Qualityp. 300
Ethical Issues in Long-Term Carep. 319
Managing in the Long-Term Care Systemp. 351
Governance and Administrationp. 353
Technology in Long-Term Carep. 372
Marketing and Community Relationsp. 394
The Future: Continuing Changep. 415
Into the Future: Trends to Watchp. 417
Managing for the Futurep. 435
Criteria for Designing or Evaluating a Long-Term Care Systemp. 449
American College of Health Care Administrators Code of Ethicsp. 455
Indexp. 459
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