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How to Keep Your Loved One Safe in a Nursing Home

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  • Author: Andrew David Weinberg
  • ISBN 10: 1-930056-52-4
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-930056-52-7
  • Copyright Date Ed: January 21, 2004
  • Pages: 112 pages
  • Binding Information: Paperback
  • Size: 6 ✕ 9 Inches (US)

Written to provide the reader some peace of mind as they consider long-term care facilities.

Learn how to communicate with the attending physician, how to monitor care, and what questions to ask beforehand or along the way. How to Keep Your Loved One Safe In a Nursing Home contains a wealth of useful information to ensure that a loved one will get the best care. The reader will quickly learn to be the vital link to overseeing quality care for his or her relative often involving dozens of professionals to whom access is often difficult and where frustration can be a daily occurrence. Ongoing oversight, constructive comments, and appropriate interventions can make a dramatic improvement in the care a loved one receives. The goal of this book is to impart the "secret knowledge" to protect those you love from these lapses before they can cause harm. It will help you sort out truly viable concerns from trivial ones and how to advocate for your loved one by knowing how to confront the "system" and win.

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Topics Include:

  • Nursing home life: the vital statistics
  • Who controls what in a nursing home
  • Communicating with the physician
  • How to make your visits valuable
  • How to monitor care
  • 50 most common questions
  • Resident rights under OBRA 1987

Table of Contents

1. Nursing Home Life: The Vital Statistics
2. The Basics: Who Controls What in a Nursing Home
3. Communicating with the Attending Physician: How to Avoid Frustration
4. Restraint Use: Physical and Medication-Related
5. How to Make Make Visits to Your Loved One Valuable
6. How to Monitor Care and Encourage Good Teamwork
7. Can An Attorney Ever Help? Guidelines and Expectations
8. Final Thoughts
9. Fifty Most Commonly Asked Questions About Nursing Homes

A. Resident Rights Under OBRA 1987
B. State Ombudsman Program Information
C. Glossary of Nursing Home Terms
D. List of Items to Check Routinely in a Nursing Home
E. Agencies and Sources of Information and Referrals

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