|Managed Care and the Nursing Profession : A 20
research paper which studies how the managed care revolution
has affected the nursing profession. The writer provides an
industry and economic definition of managed care, its
advantages and disadvantages, and relationship to nursing. The
writer also provides solutions caused by the effects of managed
care on the nursing professional. Bibliography lists 20 sources.
Economics and the Elderly : A 5 page paper discussing the
concerns of the elderly today in regards to economics. With
many people living longer and the impending reality of the
baby-boomers who are creeping into the golden years, the issues
which are involved in regards to economics and the elderly has
changed quite a bit in the past few years. The constant threat of
Social Security issues is also a major concern which is
addressed. Bibliography lists 5 sources. ElderEcon.wps
Isolation of the Elderly : A 6 page opinion, backed
research, that shows how the elderly are isolated. Some of
these reasons are related to health and depression, others are
related to societal views and self-isolation. The writer argues
that because of these combined reasons, the elderly are isolated.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Cneldiso.wps
Elder Abuse : Most people are aware that there are
exist to protect children and animals from abuse. Many are not
aware that there are laws that protect adults such as the elderly
and disabled. Few people are aware of the magnitude of the
problem or the consequences. Elder abuse affects all the
systems that the individual is a part of, from the individual level
to family, friends, social institutions, care providers,
government agencies and American societal norms. The
America belief system includes a responsibility to protect those
who are not able to care for themselves. This 8 page paper
examines the issues of elder abuse and the means that are in
place to protect vulnerable adults. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Incapacitated vs. Incompetence / Employees in the Nursing
Home Industry : A 5 page paper that provides a concise view
of the issues related to determinations of incapacitated states
and incompetence for employees in the nursing home industry.
Considers issues like licensing and structural components of
existing nursing home facilities. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Geriatric Health Care Administration : A 5 page
discussing a career in geriatric health care administration. The
subjects addressed include a general discussion of the career
possibilities, the levels of positions, whether they be a head
administrator or an assistant, the job environment, and the level
of education required for such a position. Also included is a
description of the possible earnings, and an illustration of the
outlook for such a profession. Overall this is a job industry that
appears to be incredibly stable and necessary in our society that
is seeing, and will continue to see, a rise in the elderly
population. Bibliography lists 3 sources. RAgeriat.wps
Caregiving And The Elderly : A 5 page paper that
the impacts of family care giving on the elderly, with a specific
look at the emergence of problems relative to Alzheimer's
disease. The basis for this paper is the review of information
found in psychology journal articles and the difficulties
presented within the realm of family psychodynamics.
Bibliography lists 4 sources. Elderly3.wps
Care for the Elderly / At Home vs. Nursing Home :
An 8 page overview of health care options for the elderly.
Evaluates the need for long-term care and the factors which
went into creating this need and identifies home health care as
being advantageous in many respects over health care provided
in residential nursing homes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
The Social Security Act Of 1935 / Impact On The Nursing
Home Industry : This 12 page research paper defines the
Social Security Act of 1935 and places particular emphasis
upon its relationship to the modern-day nursing home industry.
Bibliography lists 6 sources. Socnurse.rtf