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Innovations in Institutional Care from a Patient-Responsive Perspective

EVA KAHANA, BOAZ KAHANA, and HEIDI T. CHIRAYATH

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on nursing home care for the elderly. It begins with an overview of the goals, approaches, and types of interventions that characterize special programs in nursing home settings. ... More


Nursing Homes

Betsy Vourlekis and Kelsey Simons

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0053
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

More than 3 million people are cared for in nursing homes each year. Nursing homes are often the least preferred alternative of older Americans and their loved ones and, unfortunately, more ... More


Dying in long-term care facilities in the United States

Miriam S. Moss, Sidney Z. Moss, and Stephen R. Connor

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the quality of care in long-term care facilities in the U.S. It describes the nursing home as a primary focus of long-term care and reviews relevant literature concerning ... More


Issues for Palliative care in nursing and residential homes

David Field and Katherine Froggatt

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter aims to identify and discuss the main issues concerned with providing palliative care to older people living in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It reviews the social ... More


The Development of Residential and Nursing Home Care in the United Kingdom

Sheila Peace

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter traces the development of nursing home and residential care in Great Britain. It discusses the development of care homes during the past twenty-five years and describes the nature of the ... More


The role of external health workers

Jeanne Katz (ed.)

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores the roles of primary care teams in relation to care homes and also of specialist services available to dying people in nursing or residential care homes in Great Britain. It ... More


A Room of One's Own: *: Old Age, Extended Care, and Privacy

Iris Marion Young

in On Female Body Experience: “Throwing Like a Girl” and Other Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195161922
eISBN:
9780199786664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161920.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Many old people who need nursing care live in residences that routinely deprive them of privacy in the sense of a secure personal space where one dwells according to one’s own habits with things of ... More


Palliative care in institutional long-term care settings

Jenny van der Steen, Margaret R. Helton, Philip D. Sloane, and Miel W. Ribbe

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0054
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter addresses the challenges and needs in the development of new care models for long-term care settings. These settings are likely to become the most important places for end-of-life care ... More


A Social Worker’s Historical and Future Perspective on Residential Care

Rosalie A. Kane

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0052
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews a century or so of developments related to older people receiving care in settings other than their own homes, and presents a somewhat idiosyncratic view of current challenges ... More


Home or nursing home? The effect of medical innovation on the demand for long-term care

Frank R. Lichtenberg

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter tests the hypothesis that medical innovation has reduced the age-adjusted nursing home residence rate, and estimates the contribution of medical innovation to the decline in the rate of ... More


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