Linking Quality of Long-Term Care and Quality of Life by Linda S. Noelker PhD, Zev Harel PhD

By Linda S. Noelker PhD, Zev Harel PhD

"This booklet grapples with one of the most major matters in long term care today--that is, turning into extra particular approximately what will be intended via phrases like 'quality of care' and 'quality of Life.'"
--Rosalie A. Kane, DSW, college of Minnesota

"A significant source for all keen on bettering the long run for the long term handicapped."
--Robert Morris, DSW

This quantity will develop our figuring out of the connection among delivering care to the aged and bettering their caliber of existence. The members research parts the place platforms may be more suitable from layout to supply. particular subject matters comprise: enhancement of the self, efforts of regulatory and accrediting our bodies to enhance care, tools for comparing caliber, and enforcing a holistic method of care, between others. This publication continues to be crucial analyzing for execs concerned about long-term care together with assisted residing and nursing domestic directors, gerontologists, geriatricians, geriatric nurses, and social workers.

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