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March 2016 Introduction The purpose of this White Paper is to provide a context for approaching the challenge of evaluating the capacity for consent for sexual activity by persons with dementia residing in long term care (LTC) facilities. This area...
Resolution J-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine create a White Paper to address policies around the provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in nursing homes and education of...
Resolution H-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine recognize and support the important role that family caregivers play; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED , that AMDA support policies and...
When Milta Little, DO, CMD, was in medical school she had the opportunity to go into nursing homes and had an experience she thoroughly enjoyed. That continued into residency when she did an elective rotation in geriatrics with a physician who...
This session will use an interactive workshop format to teach the reporting process of suspected elder mistreatment and neglect in a variety of clinical settings including community, residential care facilities (eg. ALF), and long-term care (LTC)...
This popular session by four experienced speakers from Cleveland Clinic and St Louis University present an intensive session on updates in caring for frail elders in the continuum of care. Topics will include mild cognitive impairment (MCI) as a...
Two pieces from the Assisted Living Series: Medication Management Part I: Operations Level , and Medication Management Part II: For Caregivers . Hard Copy Member $126 Non-Member $169 */
American Geriatrics Society American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine American Medical Directors Association National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Background At least one in four Americans dies in a nursing home, and...
White Paper C08, Becomes Policy March 2008 Background Trends in End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes Increasing numbers of Americans spend their last days in long term care, with a rise expected from 25% in 1998 to 40% by 2020. 1 For those with...
Introduction “Person-directed care” is a philosophy that encourages both older adults and their caregivers to express choice and practice self-determination in meaningful ways at every level of daily life. Values that are essential to this...