Complains a lot
Displays a loss of intellectual capacity
Appears to be completely unconcerned
Psychology of aging
Illnesses of the aged
ADL levels of the aged
One of choice
Acquiring social skills
The end result
Resident contracts HIV
Resident's needs cannot be met
Resident's health has improved significantly
Resident has failed to pay after reasonable notice
Monitor restraints every two hours
Monitor restraints every 30 minutes
Release patients from restraints every two hours and leave them out of the restraint for at least one hour
Release patients from restraints every hour and leave them out of the restraint for at least 10 minutes
Has applied for a waiver
Is licensed for less than 100 beds
Has an average daily occupancy of 60 residents or less
Accepts only residents requiring minimal nursing services
Review of physical resources
Quality of care actually provided
Monitoring of management procedures
Compliance with state and federal regulations
The family should be notified of this complication and asked that a month's worth of adult briefs be supplied for Mrs. Jones.
A complete assessment should be done to determine the reason Mrs. Jones is incontinent and place her on a bladder-training program if appropriate.
Make Mrs. Jones and/or her responsible party aware that the facility specializes in short-term rehabilitation and does not accept incontinent patients.
The attending physician should be immediately contacted with a request that he/she come to the facility to perform a complete assessment to determine the reason Mrs. Jones has become incontinent.
The facility can prohibit all residents from smoking inside the building, but must provide them a climate controlled smoking area.
The facility can prohibit all employees from smoking inside the building, but must allow them access to a climate-controlled smoking area on campus.
The facility must allow those residents who lived in the facility prior to the implementation of the new polic to smoke in a designated, climate controlled area.
The facility is not allowed to prohibit residents from smoking in designated areas in the nursing home as that right is protected under the Federal Resident Rights for Nursing Home Residents.
A family member
The attending physician
Enforced by the social service department.
Discussed during the resident assessment.
Mailed out annually to all residents and families.
Given to the resident and family at the time of admission.
Be controlled by the administrator.
Have the participation of residents and employees.
Be given the opportunity to control the activities of the facility.
Have continued support by the administration and the residents.
Next of kin.
Maintaining family contact regarding the resident's condition.
Telling the family that the facility will handle the resident's condition.
Advising the family not to visit until the resident has adjusted to the facility.
Advising the family to have someone visit each day until the resident is adjusted.
Capacity to share the interests of another person.
Process whereby one strives to be like another person.
Unconscious conferring of undesirable traits or tendencies on another person.
Ability to comprehend the meaning and relevance of the thoughts and feelings of another.
110 degrees Fahrenheit
140 degrees Fahrenheit
160 degrees Fahrenheit
180 degrees Fahrenheit
Labeling of cans and leftovers
Utensils left in large containers
Infected food handlers.
Communication with sick persons.
Contamination of food by insects.
Improper refrigeration of perishable foods.
Cannot eat unassisted.
Is confined to a wheelchair.
Has been contraindicated to do so by physician's orders.
Director of Nursing
The assessment team
Licensed Nursing Home Administrator
At each visit.
As deemed necessary.
Monthly for the first 90 days.