LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Entire Course LTC 328 Week 1 DQ 1 Research Project Brainstorming. You must begin working on this important assignment this week. To get started, you will select a theme/topic from the suggested list found within the Research Project section of this Course Guide or under Week Five of the left navigation panel in the online course. According to this week’s readings what techniques can an LTC (Long Term Care) administrator use to ensure that his or her own behavior is ethical?
LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Week 1 DQ 2 LTC 328 Week 1 Individual Assignment Letter to the Editor (Legal Perspectives in Aging) In a 200 word statement, please tell the class what you learned about patient rights. What information from Evashwick and Riedel (2004) was surprising to you? In your local newspaper, an article was written about the crimes and harms perpetrated against the older population and the lack of protection for many of them. The article ends with the question, “Who is responsible for protecting these individuals?”
LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Week 2 DQ 1 LTC 328 Week 2 DQ 2 What positions do older adults hold in your current workplace? What assumptions are made about older adults in the workplace? Go to: Evashwick, C., & Riedel, J. (2004). Managing long-term care. Washington, DC: Association of University Programs in Health Administration. Review Table 4.2 Select one federal law governing hiring and employment practices of older adults (make sure that the law you select is different than your classmates). What are its objectives and role in supporting aging adults?
LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Week 2 Individual Assignment Rights and Documents Matrix LTC 328 Week 3 DQ 1 When working with aging adults, it is crucial that you understand their rights. Some documents were created to maintain and protect their rights. Knowing what these documents are, whom the documents help, and what purpose the documents serve is extremely helpful. You use a matrix to create a quick-reference guide for your convenience. Do you think private, nonprofit, or public entities offer the best services? Explain why. What could the other entities do to make services better?
LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Week 3 DQ 2 LTC 328 Week 3 Individual Assignment Case Study Complaints What is the difference between licensure and certification? Which do you feel is more important? Explain why. Nationwide Training, a company specializing in developing and delivering specialized training programs, has been asked to create a module regarding age discrimination to be used in various states and in many different organizations. The company has hired you to help develop this program and to ensure that the information presented in it is accurate and factual. The company has given you a list of case studies to be used for the training.
LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Week 4 DQ 1 (Case Study) LTC 328 Week 4 DQ 2 “Case Study #3” in Part V of Effective Management of Long-Term Care Facilities. answer #1: Should the latest incident in July be regarded as patient abuse or not? See Exhibit CS3–1. answer #2: How would you go about investigating and documenting the incident? See Exhibits CS3–2 and CS3–3. Provide one example of fraud perpetrated by or against the older population. What are the affects of that fraud? What can be done to address this type of fraud?
LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Week 4 Team Assignment Comparison Brochure References LTC 328 Week 5 DQ 1 You have been given the task of talking about different types of long-term care entities to a group of older adults. Make a brochure, to be given out to those in attendance, which will provide a look at private, nonprofit, and public entities. How have advocacy services affected the care and treatment of the aging population?
LTC 328 UOP Material LTC 328 Week 5 DQ 2 LTC 328 Week 5 Team Assignment Abuse and Advocacy Presentation How do you see advocacy services changing within the next 10 years? Explain why. Resources: Abuse and Advocacy Presentation Grading Criteria Choose three types of abuse that you will cover in your presentation: Physical abuse Sexual abuse Emotional or psychological abuse Neglect Exploitation or financial abuse