Nova Scotia contemplates a continuum of coordinated, lifetime care for autism patients
- Inspiring motivation. Novotney, Amy // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Apr2014, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p66
The article discusses the challenges faced by therapists and rehabilitation professionals in long-term care facilities in the U.S. in keeping patients motivated. Topics discussed include views of Alice Bell, spokeswoman of American Physical Therapy Association, on understanding needs of clients...
- "I'm a better therapist now.". // Momentum (19403410);Spring2008, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p61
The article relates how a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis enabled Sabrina Butts to become a better occupational therapist. Butts graduated from college and began working as an occupational therapist assistant in 1997. She was, she says, empathetic and sympathetic to a point, but in her heart...
- State long-term care reform: Development of community care systems in six states. // Aging;1990, Issue 361, p68
Reports on `State Long-Term Care Reform: Development of Community Care Systems in Six States,' which compares and analyzes the approaches to community-based, long-term care, available from National Governors Association.
- Assuring the quality of in-home supporting services: A consumer perspective. Woodruff, Lisa; Applebaum, Robert // Journal of Aging Studies;Summer96, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p157
Analyzes care recipients' insights on the quality of in-home supportive services. Dependency autonomy; Consumer-worker relationship; Social environment; Implications.
- Cross national study of perceived service quality in long-term care facilities. Duffy, Jo Ann; Duffy, Michael; Kilbourne, William // Journal of Aging Studies;Winter97, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p327
Presents a cross national study of long-term care facilities in United Kingdom and United States. Number of nursing home facilities examined in the study; Methodology used in the study; Investigation of similarities and differences in their evaluation of service quality; Results of the study.
- Osborn Pavilion offers unique method of long-term health care. Prenon, Mary T. // Westchester County Business Journal;2/24/97, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p19
Profiles the long-term health care facility Osborn Pavilion in Westchester County, New York. Grouping of people with similar diagnoses; Exclusive acceptance of private insurance.
- Lessons from computerizing a facility. Hoganson, Jerry L. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p20
Discusses how to implement clinical computer systems in long term-care facilities to cope with increased demand for additional data, different forms of data, greater staff efficiency and ready access to data. Assessment of organizational need; Selection of appropriate computer hardware;...
- Tips for respiratory services success. Hyatt, Laura // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Oct96, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p10
Offers tips on how post-acute facilities can institute a respiratory or ventilator program. Need for board-certified pulmonologist as the medical director; Environmental issues such as convenient location, temperature control, power and space availability to accommodate the necessary equipment.
- Smart marketing pays. MOLLOY, GEORGE E. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Oct98, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p82
Advises on how to market long-term care facilities. Misconceptions about changing a facility's name; Criticism on the `good enough' attitude on marketing; Importance of marketing to the right people.