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Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes
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Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes



May 1991 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
What special skills and knowledge base do nurses and health care professionals need to work in nursing homes? This volume explores such relevant issues as working with nursing home residents and their families, managing selected special populations, and the organizational and policy contexts that shape practice. The authors also include structured learning tasks that can be used to guide the development of practice skills in supervised nursing home practice and field settings.
 
Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes
 
Organizational Context
 
Policy Context
 
Nursing Home Setting
Legal Issues and Rights  
 
General Skills
 
General Knowledge Base
 
Pre-Admission and Admission Activities
 
Initial Adjustment and Planning Resident's Care
 
Counseling Nursing Home Residents
 
Managing Selected Diagnoses and Special Populations
 
Advocacy Roles
 
Teaching Practice in the Nursing Home

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