Week #5 (7/2) Resident Care
· Understand the varying aspects of caregiving.
· Appreciating the dynamics of cultural norms and differences in SNFs.
· Decision making in later life.
· Quality of life in nursing homes.
· Palliative Approaches.
· Examine Sexual Stigma Attitudes – Syme
· Goals of Care or Goals of Trust – Rosemond
· Improving Quality of Life in Nursing Homes – Degenholtz
· Interact Institute – Bonner
· Making Difficult Decisions – Katz
· Older Adults Influence in Family Care – Heid
· Predictor of Six Mortality among nursing home residents – Levy
· Prevalence of Obesity in Nursing Homes – Zhang
· Racial disparities in use of physical restraints in nursing homes - Cassie
· Sexual Abuse of Older resident in Nursing Homes – Iversen
1. Write a 2 page paper describing the challenges of providing care to morbidly obese individuals in SNF setting.
2. Write a 2 page paper explaining the variety of disputes that may arise when making healthcare decisions regarding nursing homes and palliative care.