Summary: The Continuum of Long-Term Care, 3rd edition offers a conceptual framework for creating a seamless integrated continuum of care, as well as concrete information about the increasing number of components that affect the continuum today. With numerous case studies, examples, service snapshots, and resources for further study, this pragmatic book is an essential resource for anyone involved in providing or paying for long-term care.
Each chapter is written by a different expert or multiple experts with extensive experience and knowledge of that particular facet of Long-Term Care.
Client Examples bring each chapter's content into a real life setting and apply the principles therein to realistic long-term care situations.
Updated charts, tables, and statistics give learners a more current snapshot of each aspect of Long-Term Care.
Complete Section on Special Populations includes full chapters devoted to HIV/AIDS, The Aging Network, The Department of Veterans Affairs, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, Children with Special Health Care Needs, and Disability.
Where to Go for Further Information section gives the learner specific, updated resources pertaining to each chapter for further explanation and exploration on the subject matter.
A complete section on Special Populations includes chapters devoted to HIV/AIDS, The Aging Network, The Department of Veterans Affairs, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, Children with Special Health Care Needs, and Disability.
References for further study have been expanded to include more professional and trade associations and government agencies, complete with Web site addresses.
New chapters have been added, including Quality, Disability, and HIV/AIDS. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Delmar Learning Published: 01/05/2005 International: No
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Definition of the continuum of care
Clients of the continuum
Adult day services
Organization and management
Integrated information systems
The aging network
Mental health and mental retardation services
The department of veterans affairs
Services for children with special health care needs
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