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    Social Care Contexts

    Social care governance is a framework for making sure that social care services provide excellent ethical standards of service and continue to improve them. Culture values, behaviours, decisions and processes are open to scrutiny as people develop safe and effective evidence-based practice. Good governance means that people recognise our accountability, people act on lessons learned and they are honest and open in seeking the best possible outcomes and results for society. Social Care confronts

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    Solution for Medical Care for and Aging Population

    encouraging state and local entities to provide volunteer opportunities for older adults. Volunteerism is a proven component of good health and quality of life by providing funding to support community-based programs that are collaborations between health care and social service agencies. The most successful aging in place strategies recognize and build on integrated health and social services, provide incentives and guidance to local planning boards and other bodies to incorporate community and housing

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    The Effect of Palliative Care on Other Family Members

    The Effects of Palliative Care on Other Family Members Tonya Kerney McKendree University The Effects of Palliative Care on Other Family Members Family members of patients who are in palliative care experience emotions including hopelessness, guilt, and sadness. They are often physically exhausted and may become ill themselves. Many experience depression. Family Caregiver Alliance (as cited in McMillan et al., 2006) has estimated that over fifty million Americans assist a family member with a

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    Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care

    Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care Cindra Jones BSHS301 September 29, 2012 Christopher Bingham FRANCISCAN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE I chose Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care because I am interested in the valuable service they provide to the community. I wanted to know exactly what they do and how it is paid for so I made an appointment to talk to someone at the Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care facility. Hospice is care designed to give supportive care to people in the final

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    working middle class or upper class, the stores that are in the ghetto are predominantly owned by the wealthier white people. So when the people in the ghetto purchase goods, it isn’t to support one in their own community, rather someone who could care less about their poverty stricken lives. Also, the ghetto economy is marked by a continuous drain of financial, physical and human resources. Better educated blacks with higher salaries tend to move out of the ghetto, thus depriving the ghetto of

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    World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

    the volunteers of Ashic Volunteer Club (AVC) set out on a street rally to mark the occasion of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. The rally consisted of the president of Ashic Foundation Salma Choudhury, AVC volunteers, who are students from various universities and schools, and the parents of the children present in the Foundation. The rally started from the Ashic Palliative Care Unit (PCU) in Dhanmondi 3/A and went up to City College. Again, the rally began from Dhaka National Museum and continued

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    Health Care Communication

    Health Care Communication Rosa Singleton HCS/320 11/10/2012 Kristin Thrun Health Care Communication When communicating in the healthcare field, is it important that what is actually being said is comprehended by all parties involved in the conversation. Or is it only necessary to just say what you think and feel is necessary and not worry about the outcome of situations? Effective communication is

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    First Health Care Hall of Fame

    Hospice Care in the United States Catherine Harmer HCS.212 Feb.23, 2013 Prof. Mark Miller Hospice Care in the United States Hospice care is one of the best services the health care industry has to offer, and is available to all walks of life. When the patient has reached end of life, hospice provides support to the loved ones as well. “Hospice focuses on caring, not curing and, in most cases; care is provided in the patient’s home. Hospice care also is provided in freestanding hospice centers

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    Pediatric Chiropractic Care

    Pediatric Chiropractic Care: Scientifically Indefensible? Published by Sam Homola under Chiropractic,Science and Medicine  Comments: 37 In a paper published in 2008, two academic chiropractors offered this observation: “The health claims made by chiropractors with respect to the application of manipulation as a health care intervention for pediatric health conditions continue to be supported by only low levels of scientific evidence. Chiropractors continue to treat a wide variety of pediatric

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    Health Care Interview

    Health Care Interview Amanda Nava HCS/235 February 26, 2013 Jennifer Hitt Health Care Interview For my health care interview assignment I chose to interview Mayra Cruz, Certified Nurses Assistant. She works at Cuidado Casero Home Health and Hospice at 1617 E. Missouri Ave, El Paso, Texas. In my interview with her she described her job duties, her patients and how she interacts with others in her environment. In addition, she identified the length of time she has been in her current position

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    Holistic Care in Heart Failure

    The specialist practice nurse is employed as a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Heart Failure (HF) nurse and is based in secondary care. Along with networking with a wide range of health care practitioners providing a seamless service between primary and secondary care her role also involves evidence-based care to clients with chronic heart failure (CHF). CHF is a complex syndrome that results from a structural or functional cardiac disorder that impairs the ability of the heart to function as a

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    Hospice Care

    Hospice Care Hospice Care Hospice is a medical organization that helps care for patients who are near the end of life from a terminal illness. This is a group of professional health care workers that are there to take care of the patient and the patient’s family. They work as a team to make sure these patients have as less pain and problems dealing with the end of life as possible. They provide the family of the patient with the knowledge of how the dying process works. They will inform the patient

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    Hospice Care

    Hospice care The term was from the medieval times when it referred to a place of shelter and rest for weary or ill travelers on a long journey. The name was first applied to specialized care for dying patients by physician Dame Cicely Saunders, who began her work with the terminally ill in 1948 and eventually went on to create the first modern hospice—St. Christopher’s Hospice—in a residential suburb of London. Sanders idea of specialized care for the dying to the United States during a 1963

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    Hospic Care

    Hospice Care HCS 212 December 12, 2012 Hospice Care Hospice is a very special type of healthcare that offers comfort and support for patients and families that are facing a terminal illness. The focus is put on making a patient comfortable with a quality of life instead of a cure. The main goal is for a patient to have comfort and free of pain, with the hope that they will live each day as fully

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    Health Society and Care Provision

    HEALTH SOCIETY & CARE PROVISION BY JACQUELINE WALKER HEALTH, SOCIETY & SOCIAL CARE INTRODUCTION The purpose of this essay is to write a patient case study surrounding the care of an in- patient at the local hospital where I was on placement. It should allow the reader to focus, on the appraisal of the nursing model used in practice during the patients care. The social and cultural components of care that demonstrate the authors’ knowledge, and awareness

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    Continuum of Care

    Continuum of Care Health care services in the U.S. include all services from prenatal care to Palliative care up to the last days of life (Barton, 2010). The way most Americans receive their initial health care is from their General Practice physician for some symptom that needs professional care. Depending on how severe the symptom, or symptoms, turn out to be, either a prescription is given to patient, blood work or X rays done, or admittance to an inpatient hospital. Heath care delivery varies

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    The Case for a Model of Care

    THE CASE FOR A MODEL OF CARE Contemporary health care systems are constantly challenged to revise traditional methods of health care delivery. These challenges are multifaceted and stem from: 1. novel pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments; 2. changes in consumer demands and expectations; 3. fiscal and resource constraints; 4. changes in societal demographics in particular the ageing of society; 5. an increasing burden of chronic disease; 6. documentation

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    Health and Social Care

    Independence of older people The older people’s health and wellbeing Framework reference group was established on 21 June 2010. It is a group of older people with experience as users and carers of health and social care services. Its guide is to provide comments and recommendations on a draft service framework document commissioned by the department of health, social services and public safety on the health and wellbeing of older people. For older people, independence is about choice and control

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    Hospice Care - Place of Death

    Hospice Care When a loved one dies, the place of death may have important implications for families’ experience of death and subsequent bereavement, although it may not be the sole factor impacting this experience. (Siden, 2008) Home hospice helps the entire family and family members are encouraged to take an active role in providing supportive care to the patient. In doing so, the family experiences fewer feelings of helplessness and the patient is not relying solely on strangers for all of his/her

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    Candian Health Care

    Canadian health care differs quite drastically from any other country. To begin with Canada’s health care system is built upon the Canada Health Act. The Canada Health Act is federal legislation that puts in place conditions by which individual provinces and territories in Canada may receive funding and get health care services.(Canadian Health Care, 2004) This act was put into place in order to obtain the primary objectives of the Canadian health care policy which is to protect, promote and restore

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    Palliative and Hospice

    person but also the families of the dying person. Palliative care and Hospice care are two of the programs in the U.S that are tailored to medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support for the patient and family. At the center of hospice and palliative care is the belief that each of us has the right to die pain-free and with dignity, and that our families will receive the necessary support to allow us to do so. Palliative care focuses on relieving symptoms that are related to

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    Immediate Post Operative Care

    Operative Care 2 The following essay will use a systematic approach to critically evaluate the care and treatment delivered to a non-elective paediatric orthopaedic patient within the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) by a student Operating Department Practitioner at a local trust hospital. The assessment and management of the patients care will be examined and rationale provided for strategies employed during delivery of individualised patient care. In accordance with Health and Care Professional

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    Relational Care Lupanch Gupta - 86510 Coleman University Relational Care Several countries have diverse point of views when it comes on taking care of their family especially when they get old. People in several countries feel that taking care of their elders should be obliged. They choose to please themselves by letting an institutions or long-term facilities to take care of their loved ones. In the Philippines where I was born and grew up having too many

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    End-of-Life Care

    one-third of adults have an advance directive expressing their wishes for end-of-life care. Among those 60 and older, that number rises to about half of older adults completing a directive. The last 20 years have seen a significant shift in location of death from the community to hospitals and care homes. Those aged over 85 years account for the biggest rise in hospital and care-home deaths. Barriers to advance care planning include, • Lack of awareness: While advance directives are supported by

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    Health Care Matrix

    Development of Risk Management and Quality Improvement 1. The National Health care Quality Report, 2011 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality The nature of the development is to monitor and control nationally the quality of care in the United States. These reports measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. In the 20th century new chapters on care coordination, health system infrastructures are put into place. The reports

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    Dementia and Palliative Care

    Dementia and Palliative Care Thomas Edison State College Introduction According to the Palliative Medicine article “global prevalence of dementia is almost 36 million people and the numbers are expected to double every 20 years (Ryan, Gardiner, Bellamy, Gott & Ingleton, 2011). With this in mind, in seems dementia is just as prevalent as cancer but these patients do not seem to receive the same end of life care or palliative care. The World Health Organization

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    Health Care System

    Baylor Health Care System. We are a large network of close to 800 providers serving patients in almost 200 care sites throughout North Texas and Fort Worth who are dedicated to providing you with outstanding quality and service when it comes to caring for your medical needs. Having your healthcare needs overseen by a HealthTexas physician means that your care is coordinated across our network and the Baylor Health Care System. As long as you are seeing a HealthTexas primary or specialty care physician

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    Long Term Care Funding

    Long Term Care: The Public and Private Funding Debate Long term care is a growing need within the United States. Currently the U.S. population is 318.7 million with the older population comprising approximately 43.1 million in 2012. This amount is expected to jump to 88 million by 2050. Currently, 1 in every 7 or 13.7% to be exact, of the population is an older American. This amount increased by 24% between 2002 and 2012. This amount is projected

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    Palliative Care

    Palliative Care Jennifer Cashon McKendree University This article explores the concept and role of hope in children’s palliative care, the ethical and legal issues that affect the reality of giving hope to families and the implications for practice. The death of a child in Western society is an unnatural event that no parent ever expects to experience. The best children’s palliative care is defined as an active and total approach to care, from the point of diagnosis or recognition, throughout

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    Health Care

    practices for promoting and maximizing the rights of users of social health and social care service. 1.2 Analysis the factors affect achievement the promoting and maximizing the rights of users of social health and social care service. 1.3 Analysis how commutation between individual and health care worker contribute to promoting and maximizing the rights of users of social health and social care service. 2.1 Explain the factor they may contribute the loss the independence non

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    Care

    Example Social Work Essay ukessays.com /services/example-essays/social-work/social-care-practice.php Running Head: SOCIAL CARE PRACTICE An Investigation of Principles, Care Strategies and Theories Related to Social Care Practice Part One This section provides a summative assessment of the principles, care strategies and theories that direct social care work within the UK. Specifically, the application of support principles, procedures for protecting clients from harm and the advantages of utilising

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    Health Care

    Health Care Interview For my health care interview assignment I chose to interview Mayra Cruz, Certified Nurses Assistant. She works at Cuidado Casero Home Health and Hospice at 1617 E. Missouri Ave, El Paso, Texas. In my interview with her she described her job duties, her patients and how she interacts with others in her environment. In addition, she identified the length of time she has been in her current position, her career path that has led her to this position as well as her experience

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    Grandma Ella’s End of Life Care

    Grandma Ella’s end of life care: Outline Gurbani Virk SOC313: Social Implications of Medical Issues (CGF1516A) Instructor:  Mark Mussmann Date submitted: May 4, 2015 Introductory Paragraph Miller family is filled with traditions, diversity and cultural values. In the scenario, Grandma Ella has been experiencing various issues with regard to having alternative treatments and medicines. Ella’s decision is hugely influenced by her cultural and traditional expectations that may influence

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    Unit 1 Health Care Settings

    Research the following health care settings: * Residential * Day Care * Nursing * Domiciliary Then discuss the similarities and differences between a nurse in a hospital and a Macmillan nurse. Find out about qualifications, experience, job criteria, work hours etc. Residential Care is when a person leaves their home environment in order to be cared for in a secure and safe place. People who need and use this type of care may not be able to independently care for themselves and keep

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    Health Care Model Analysis

    Alise E. Jenkins May 24th, 2015 HCA-515 Health Care Models Analysis Hypothetical Case (basic details only): The patient is 72 year old female who smokes. She complains of extreme fluid retention in lower two limbs and lower abdomen. Breathing is difficult and she is only able to sleep while sitting erect in a reclining chair. Patient has underlying conditions: Obesity, Coronary Artery disease, Edema, Hypertensions, Dyslipidemia, Ischemia, and hx of quadruple Coronary Artery

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    Ethics in Palliative Care

    1. ¿Qué consideras que le ayuda a vivir a Mario Melazzini? Me gustaría comenzar por su tierra natal, su hogar, su apreciada montaña. Considero que éste es un aspecto clave que siempre le va a servir de apoyo ya que es allí, en su lugar de refugio, donde se produce el cambio de pensamiento de querer acabar con su vida a comenzar una totalmente nueva. Gracias a la ayuda de un amigo muy querido, de su padre espiritual y de la lectura del Libro de Job que le aconsejó éste último, llegó a comprender

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    E Nursing Care Plan Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing Originally designed for the model of care, more nurses are aware of the Roper in 1976, has been updated and added to 1981.1980 and 1983 Roper, Logan and Tierney (Tierney and Roper, 2000). This form was used in a wide range of care settings. The model identifies 12 nursing activities of daily life that are related to basic human needs. They argue a “safe environment, communicating, breathing, eating and drinking, eliminating, personal

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    Care or Not

    true loyalties and her emotions made her hesitate. If Peeta had not pushed her on, this hesitation would have been fatal. Overall, Katniss would have made better decisions cheering her time in the games if she remained emotionally detached and did not care about Peeta. Finally, this theme is also shown in Harry Potter. In the sixth book, Harry has a vision of Voldemort trapping Sirius, Harry's godfather. He immediately gathered his friends to go after Voldemort. However, his friends, who are more

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    Duty of care in health and social care Task 1- understand concept of care In a health and social care environment it is essential that care practioners are aware of the duty they owe their service users. It is vital that an individual or organization take responsibility when within the present of the service user. They must ensure that they avoid any form of omission. Duty of care courage’s one to provide high quality care to the best of he/she’s ability. Providers and organizations must always

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    Inpatient Care & Ambulatory Care

    Inpatient Care & Ambulatory Care I will discuss and compares inpatients care and ambulatory care on bases of scope and level of service, venues for care deliver, impact on health care finance, and future trends in medicine and care delivery. The term inpatient refers to a patient staying overnight in a health care facility, such as a hospital or a nursing care facility.Outpatient refers to services provided while the patient is not lodged in the hospital or some other health care institution

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    Pointed Care Plan in Nursing

    Nursing Care Plan I Page 1 Room #: 1016 Patient Initials: ML Admit Date: 09/23/2010 Admitting Dx: Acute Congestive Heart Failure Age: 84 Sex: Female Marital Status: Married Surgery/Procedure: None Date of Surgery/Procedure: None POD/LOS (number): 6 Allergies: No known Drug Allergies Code Status: DNR Significant Hx: History of nerve damage to her esophagus, HTN, history of venous insufficiency, psoriasis, encounter of palliative care, Acute Renal

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    Hospice Care

    Hospice Care Hannae Warren HCS/212 Kristie Racca October 24, 2011 Hospice is a term that is traced back to medieval times; it was a place where tired or sick travelers could find a place of shelter, rest, and care (“History of Hospice Care,” 2010). Since the medieval times hospice

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    Aspects of Community Care

    The aim of this essay is to explore an aspect of care that a client group receives whilst in the community setting. The chosen aspect of care will be palliative care delivered to those patients who have been told they have a non-curative illness but are not yet at the end of life. The stage of the illness of the client group chosen is one where the patient is managed at home because there as there is nothing anyone can do to make things better (Calman-Hine Report 1998). The essay will also briefly

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    Prison Hospice Care Program

    Prison Hospice Care Program The “baby-boomer” generation is increasingly getting older as they reach their 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, at a time when most will start experiencing more health problems that will require some kind of doctor’s care, hospitalization or possibly some kind of end-of-life care. Although this is a normal process that all people will eventually go through, it can be difficult and challenging for those who are in prison. Not all prisons are set up to care for inmates to receive

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    Person-Centred Care

    Introduction Communication is one way of exchanging information and feelings from one person to another (Bach and Grant 2009). It is transmitted through verbal and non-verbal behaviour. Communication is an essential and fundamental aspect of nursing care (Timmins 2011). It is a major and important part of daily nursing practice in the nurse-client relationship (Sheldon et al. 2006). Communication in nursing is unique and it is different from communication between healthcare providers because nurses

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    Leadership and Patient Centered Care

    Interprofessional Team Development: A Patient and Family Centered Care Western Governor’s University: C158 May 11th, 2016 Interprofessional Team Development: A Patient and Family Centered Care Approach Approach to patient care has changed over the last three decades from patient treatment-focused model to include comforting, engaging, and empowering patients. The new approach implements patient-centered care environments. It has been adopted by care providers, research bodies, funding agencies, and regulatory

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    Patient Centred Care

    This essay aims to describe briefly what is meant by patient-centred care. It will also focus and expand on two key aspects of patient dignity - making choices and confidentiality. Patient-centred care (PCC) is an extensively used model in the current healthcare system (Pelzang 2010:12). PCC is interpreted as looking at the whole person and considering their individual values and needs in relation to their healthcare. By implementing a PCC approach it ensures that the person is at the very centre

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    Health Care Ethics Paper

    Families vs. Physicians Debate on Health Care Ethical Issues SHARON COLES University of Phoenix JANUARY 30, 2012 To Intubate or Not To Intubate: Families vs. Physicians The top healthcare ethical issue in the United States is the disagreement between patients/families and health care professionals about treatment decisions. It is not uncommon for health care professionals to clash with the family of the patients for whom they care for over treatment decisions. Some patients

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    Hospice Care

    Hospice care The goal of hospice is to help patients live their last days as alert and pain-free as possible. Hospice care tries to manage symptoms so that a person's last days may be spent with dignity and quality. Hospice care treats the person rather than the disease; it focuses on quality rather than length of life. Hospice care is family-centered -- it includes the patient and the family in making decisions. This care is planned to cover 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hospice care can be

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