Geriatrics Essays

Skilled Nursing Facility’s (snf’s)

Abstract Long Term Care also known as Skilled Nursing Facility’s (SNF’s) focuses on residents with chronic diseases and illnesses. Long term care can be provided at home, in the community, assisted living facilities and/or nursing homes. Nursing homes or SNF’s, provide their residents with round the clock nursing care and assistance with their activities of daily living. Skilled Nursing means that care is given by Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nurses Assistants 24 hours a day. Each resident…

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Death and Dying

How the management of death has changed for patients and families in the last 25 years. Hospice: Care for the terminally ill. Modern Medicine: New medicines and medical technology Home Care: In home care given by love ones Nursing home: Home for the elderly who are ill and can’t take care of themselves Five stage of Emotions Denial: telling ourselves that this is not happing that everything will be ok. Rage and Anger: People become physically and verbally violent and…

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Service Provisions

1.1 – identify the range of service provision for health and social care (adults and children and young people) early years and childcare in own local area. Doctors Surgeries, offer a wide range of services to the public. Blood tests, medication for minor injuries, different types of vaccinations for example, flu vaccinations. They can also practise health check-up. They also provide health education, offer advice on smoking and diet and run regular clinics.  Residential home, offer around the clock care…

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Hcs 455 Policy Issue Worksheet

Please complete all questions in this worksheet and answer the questions thoroughly, with the use of sources where indicated, and wherever else you feel is necessary. List an issue you believe will have a profound impact on the future of healthcare in the US. An issue that will have a profound impact on the future will be caring for the elderly, especially those who suffer any chronic condition, and those who need to stay in a nursing homes or received…

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