This is a comprehensive reference for long-term care administrators, practitioners and students who want to understand the options, issues, and trends related to the effective administration and management of long-term care communities. The book is unique in its in-depth focus on what needs to be accomplished and the evidence-based information about what actually works. Multifaceted insights address the ever-changing world of the long-term care industry and offer best practices and model programs in eldercare. This multidisciplinary book covers the most crucial aspects of management including federal and/or state regulations required to provide long-term care services and operate long-term care communities. It offers advice on care at home, naturally occurring retirement communities, and continuing care retirement communities, client care, staff retention, preventing elder abuse and neglect, anticipating and managing litigation and arbitration in long-term care, aging and human diversity, Alzheimer's Disease, palliative care, care transitions, and much more.
The newbie : mistreatment of new nurses -- The know-it-all/criticism queen -- Gossip and trash talk -- Cliques, campaigns, and high-school drama -- Incivility -- Competition and credit -- Personal issues -- The murse -- Better than you -- Generations at work -- Minimizing the value of colleagues -- Politics and CYA -- Nurse managers as the problem -- Patients as victims -- On the battlefield : nurses under attack -- Toxic culture/environment.
The Transdiagnostic Road Map to Case Formulation and Treatment Planning is the first book to provide an empirically-based method for identifying specific psychological mechanisms underlying clients'presenting problems and symptoms and linking them to clinical interventions that comprise individualized treatment plans. The transdiagnostic approach outlined in this book signals a revolutionary departure from traditional treatments relying on DSM categorization and gives mental health professionals an essential resource for treating a broad range of patient problems. It builds on existing case formulation approaches by bridging research on psychological mechanisms with a practical guide to assessment and treatment.