Guide for Nursing Home Social Workers

ISBN-10: 082619348X
ISBN-13: 9780826193483
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Social Work in Nursing Facilities
The Changing Face of Nursing Home Social Work
Basic Orientation
Charts and Documentation
Assessment and the Plan of Care
The Interdisciplinary Team
The Interdisciplinary Meeting
Room Changes
Facility Staff Training and In-Services
Social Work Consultation in the Nursing Facility
Nursing Facilities and Governing Oversights
Screenings for Long-Term Care
Preadmission and Admission to Nursing Facilities
OBRA-The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
Legal Auspices of Social Work
The Minimum Data Set and the Social Worker
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
State Surveys and JCAHO Surveys
Policies in the Nursing Facility
Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care Issues
Dementia
Depression
Medication and Antipsychotic Medication
Pain in Older Adults
Sexuality
Mental Health Consultants
Groups in Nursing Facilities
Families and Next of Kin
Diversity, Culture, Ethnicity, and Long-Term Care Facilities
Spirituality and Religious Observance
Ethics
Social Work Ethics
Legal Representatives
Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment
Confidentiality
Community Liaisons
Resident Finances in the Nursing Home
Transfer and Discharge
Community Services
Funeral Arrangements
Disaster Planning
Troubles in Paradise
Appendix: Standardized Forms
Social Service Job Description Sample
Initial Social Service History and Assessment Form
Social Service History Initial Assessment
Quarterly Social Service Note Form
Social Service Quarterly Progress Note
Social Service Evaluation Form
Social Service Evaluation
Interdisciplinary Team Meeting Record
Preadmission Screening Scenario
Identification Screening for Nonrecipients Waiving LTC
Screening (Massachusetts Example)
Notices for Transfer or Discharge
Example of 30-Day Notice of Intent to Transfer/Discharge Resident
Example of Notice of Nursing Facility Resident's Rights Regarding a Transfer/Discharge
Example of a Request for a Hearing
Example of Notice of Intent to Transfer or Discharge Resident With Expedited Appeal
Bed-Hold Form
Bed-Hold Policy and Notice (Massachusetts Sample)
Community Discharge Plan Form
Community Discharge Plan
Nursing Home Social Work Practice Standards: An Example From Massachusetts
Health Care Proxy Form (Massachusetts and New York)
Massachusetts Health Care Proxy
New York State Health Care Proxy
HIPAA Policy Example
Online Resources
Glossary of Commonly Used Terms and Abbreviations
Index

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