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HUS 522: Administration of Aging Programs: Module 5: Skilled Nursing acilities & the Culture Movement

Video

Video

Readings

Read Chapter 6 and 18 in the Yee-Melichar, Flores & Cabigao text

THEN review and investigate the 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act (below).

Paper

This week

Research and write a paper on long-term care options. See syllabus for more information.

Discussion

Original response:

  • Discuss skilled nursing facility and resident characteristics. What are the significant federal and state regulations that govern SNF operations? How did the Nursing Home Reform Act impact skilled nursing facility operations? What is the administrator’s role in managing a SNF?

Peer responses: Respond to two peer responses.

  • Review the Ethical Standards for Human Services. Select two standards that support resident dignity and choice. Utilize these standards to offer suggestions on effective management in a SNF.