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This comprehensive overview of long-term care is written for graduate students in health care administration, public health, nursing and social work. It explains the operating characteristics of each type of long-term health care facility; discusses case management, information systems and financing associated with long-term care; and details specific health care systems for seniors, children, mental health clients, veterans and rehabilitation patients. Each chapter includes client examples and tables and graphs are used throughout. An instructor's guide and review questions are included. Key features: includes information on long-term care for multiple populations and age groups; covers hospitals, nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospices and assisted living facilities; and client examples and service profiles are included with each chapter.
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PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1 Definition of the Continuum of Care - Connie Evashwick, Chapter 2 Clients of the Continuum - Laurence Branch, Connie Evashwick, and Jung Kwak, Chapter 3 Informal Caregiving - Linda Noelker and Carol Whitlatch; PART TWO: SERVICES Chapter 4 Hospitals - Deborah Paone and Deborah Mullen, Chapter 5 Nursing Homes - Ed jj Olson, Chapter 6 Home Health - Susan Hughes and Megan Renehan, Chapter 7 Hospice - Stephen Connor and Galen Miller, Chapter 8 Adult Day Services -Nancy Cox, Chapter 9 Housing - Jon Pynoos and Christy Nishita, Chapter 10 Wellness- Marcia Ory, Amber Schickedanz, and Roberta M. Suber; PART THREE: INTEGRATING MECHANISMS Chapter 11: Organization and Management - Thomas Rundall and Connie Evashwick, Chapter 12: Case Management - Monika White, Chapter 13: Integrated Information Systems - Lisa Shugarman and Rick Zawadski, Chapter 14: Financing - William Aaronson, Chapter 15: Public Policy - Richard Fortinsky, Chapter 16: Ethical Considerations - Leslie A. Curry and Terrie Wetle; PART FOUR: CONTINUUMS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS Chapter 17: Disability - Kathleen Unroe and Anne Scheck McAlearney , Chapter 18: The Aging Network - Alek A. Sripipatana, Chapter 19: HIV/AIDS - Marie Denis, Kathryn Hyer, Margaret Lampe, and Laurence Branch, Chapter 20: Mental Health - Ruth Pickard and James Swan, Chapter 21: Veterans Affairs - Mark Levinstein, Chapter 22: Rehabilitation - Debra Sheets and Louis Rubino, Chapter 23: Children with Special Needs - Janice Frates and Judith Connell; Appendix A Major Federal Legislation Pertaining to Long-Term Care; Appendix B National OrganizationsAbout the Author:
Connie J. Evashwick, ScD, is the Endowed Chair for the FHP Foundation and the Director for the Center for Health Behavior Studies, California State University, Long Beach, California.
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Book Description Delmar Cengage Learning, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0766815749