CASE MANAGEMENT FOR GERONTOLOGY
Please separate each Unit from each other for clarifications
UNIT 2: DB
Unit: Geriatric Case Management Practices Part 1
Deliverable Length: 400 to 500-word initial post with at least two 100-word responses
Describe your proposed approach for conducting a geriatric needs assessment that is necessary to develop a quality case management document for your geriatric patient. Explain how the information gleaned from your assessment will support your career as an effective case manager. Why do you think this approach may result in a better quality of life for your patient?
Please review the approach proposed by other students and provide objective feedback on opportunities for improvement, justifying your feedback.
Your response to the initial discussion question must be substantive (400-500 words), citing your sources.
Beaty, D. D. (2015). Approaches to death and dying: A cultural comparison of Turkey and the United States. Omega: Journal of Death & Dying, 70(3), 301-316. doi:10.1177/0030222815568962
Frilund, M., Eriksson, K., & Fagerström, L. (2014). The caregivers’ possibilities of providing ethically good care for older people – a study on caregivers’ ethical approach. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 28(2), 245-254. doi:10.1111/scs.12047
Haynes, V. (2016). The Road to Cultural Competency: Are We There Yet?. Kansas Nurse, 91(1), 11-14.
Mendieta, M. (2015). The dying experience at home and the hospice care organization: A cast of nurses, family members, and the patient. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 16(2), 38-47.
UNIT 3: DB
Unit: Geriatric Case Management Practices Part 2
Deliverable Length: 400 to 500-word
Reflecting on the content of this course, especially this unit, what are some of the important challenges facing geriatric case management today? Choose one and explain how you would go about addressing it.
Greene, R., & Hunt, G. G. (2017). Who is my brother’s keeper now? Caregiving: yours, mine, and ours. Generations, 41(2), 71-78 8p. Retrieved from http://www.asaging.org/generations-journal-american-society-aging
Hall, S., & Beatty, S. (2014). Assessing spiritual well-being in residents of nursing homes for older people using the FACIT-Sp-12: a cognitive interviewing study. Quality Of Life Research, 23(6), 1701-1711. doi:10.1007/s11136-014-0627-6
Tacchino, K. B. (2017). Preventing financial elder abuse. Journal of Personal Finance, 16(1), 78-88. Retrieved from http://www.journalofpersonalfinance.com/
Waird, A. (2016). The role of advance care planning in end-of-life care for residents of aged care facilities. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 33(4), 26-34.
UNIT 4: DB
Unit: The Business of Geriatric Case Management
Deliverable Length: 400 to 500-word
Collaboration leverages the collective knowledge of a health care team. Peer evaluation and support, provided in the spirit of continuous improvement and organizational success, result in higher quality deliverables than are generally possible by the efforts of an individual.
Describe the process you plan to use to conduct research, identify findings, and develop the Comprehensive Project that is due in Unit 5.
Harrington, C., Ross, L., & Kang, T. (2015). Hidden owners, hidden profits, and poor nursing home care: A case study.International Journal of Health Services: Planning, Administration, Evaluation, 45(4), 779-800. doi:10.1177/0020731415594772
Pesis-Katz, I., Phelps, C. E., PhD., Temkin-Greener, H., Spector, W. D., PhD., Veazie, P., PhD., & Mukamel, D. B., PhD. (2013). Making difficult decisions: The role of quality of care in choosing a nursing home. American Journal of Public Health, 103(5), E31-E37.
Ucar, B., & Nisanci, Z. (2015). Are faith-based, long-term care nonprofit organizations more effective? A survey study of nursing homes in Virginia. Journal of Religion and Business Ethics, 3(1), 1-33.