In the name of Allah the Merciful

Assisted Living Administration and Management: Effective Practices and Model Programs in Elder Care

2nd Edition, Darlene Yee-Melichar, Cristina Flores, Andrea Renwanz Boyle, 0826161944, 978-0826161949, 9780826161949, B086PQFL1F

English | 2021 | Original PDF | 5 MB | 427 Pages

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Assisted Living Administration and Management: Effective Practices and Model Programs in Elder Care 2nd Edition provides students and healthcare professionals with the most up  to date and essential knowledge on assisted living and residential  care. This comprehensive text empowers current and future assisted  living administrators to employ effective practices, understand model  programs, and learn the necessary tools and tips to maximize the overall  health, safety, and comfort of residents in their care. Organized by  domains of practice, it also covers content information required to  prepare for state-based Residential Care and Assisted Living (RC/AL)  administrator certification or licensure exams.

The  textbook is structured in five parts which instruct on how to build and  manage effective assisted living and residential care communities,  beginning with Organizational Management and progressing through Human  Resources, Business and Financial Management, Environmental Management,  and Resident Care Management. The second edition includes six new  chapters on evolving topics, such as interprofessional practice, home  and community-based services (HCBS) as alternatives to assisted living,  information and communication technology (ICT), LGBT issues, memory care  units, and palliative and hospice care. Chapters feature learning  objectives, case studies, effective practices, and more enabling  students and healthcare professionals to evaluate, analyze, and  synthetize information on how to best operate, manage, and lead assisted  living communities. Useful for any long-term care and health management  professional or student in the fields of gerontology, health  administration, and long-term care administration, this comprehensive  book covers the most crucial aspects of assisted living and residential  care management―the most abundant and fastest growing senior living line  of service in the United States.

Key Features:

  • Describes  real-life situations and challenges associated with Assisted Living  Administration with pragmatic solutions which highlight the most  effective practices and model programs in elder care
  • Contains  new chapters on interprofessional practice, home and community-based  services (HCBS) as an alternative to assisted living, information and  communication technology (ICT), LGBT issues, memory care units,  palliative and hospice care
  • Highlights  useful details on business and financial management, including  guidelines for marketing facilities and services, important legal issues  and terms, and evolving public policy issues 
  • Incorporates  chapters on environmental management, with information on  accessibility, fire safety, disaster preparedness, universal design and  aging in place, and much more
  • Emphasizes  the importance of holistic, resident care management by examining the  biological, psychological, and social aspects of aging
  • Prepares students to qualify and sit for the state certification or licensure examination as Assisted Living Administrators