A recent survey asks “Would you recommend this (skilled nursing) facility as a place to work?” Not surprisingly, there’s a 20 percent gap between administrators and CNAs.
Because the needs of elders differ from the needs of younger patients, hospitals should make changes to create an emergency department geared to the needs of seniors.
When patients over age 65 come into the emergency department at St. Mary Mercy Livonia Hospital they are triaged to a 14-bed dedicated senior emergency department.
Aging in community presents a viable and appealing third option to institutional long-term care or “aging-in-place” that fosters and draws on social capital.
A core belief of The Eden Alternative is that all decisions belong to the Elders or those closest to them.
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