The Continuum of Long-Term Care 3rd Edition
Connie Evashwick, ScD
ISBN-13: 9781401896379 | ISBN-10: 1401896375
© 2005 | Published |  464  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780766815742

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The Continuum of Long-Term Care, 3rd edition offers a conceptual framework for creating a seamless integrated continuum of care, as well as concrete information about the increasing number of components that affect the continuum today. With numerous case studies, examples, service snapshots, and resources for further study, this pragmatic book is an essential resource for anyone involved in providing or paying for long-term care.

  • Part One: INTRODUCTION, Chapter 1 Definition of the Continuum of Care - Connie Evashwick, Chapter 2 Clients of the Continuum - Laurence Branch, Connie Evashwick, and Jung Kwak, Chapter 3 Informal Caregiving - Linda Noelker and Carol Whitlatch; Part Two: SERVICES, Chapter 4 Hospitals - Deborah Paone and Deborah Mullen, Chapter 5 Nursing Homes - Ed jj Olson, Chapter 6 Home Health - Susan Hughes and Megan Renehan, Chapter 7 Hospice - Stephen Connor and Galen Miller, Chapter 8 Adult Day Services -Nancy Cox, Chapter 9 Housing - Jon Pynoos and Christy Nishita, Chapter 10 Wellness- Marcia Ory, Amber Schickedanz, and Roberta M. Suber; Part Three: INTEGRATING MECHANISMS, Chapter 11: Organization and Management - Thomas Rundall and Connie Evashwick, Chapter 12: Case Management - Monika White, Chapter 13: Integrated Information Systems - Lisa Shugarman and Rick Zawadski, Chapter 14: Financing - William Aaronson, Chapter 15: Public Policy - Richard Fortinsky, Chapter 16: Ethical Considerations - Leslie A. Curry and Terrie Wetle; Part Four: CONTINUUMS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS, Chapter 17: Disability - Kathleen Unroe and Anne Scheck McAlearney , Chapter 18: The Aging Network - Alek A. Sripipatana, Chapter 19: HIV/AIDS - Marie Denis, Kathryn Hyer, Margaret Lampe, and Laurence Branch, Chapter 20: Mental Health - Ruth Pickard and James Swan, Chapter 21: Veterans Affairs - Mark Levinstein, Chapter 22: Rehabilitation - Debra Sheets and Louis Rubino, Chapter 23: Children with Special Needs - Janice Frates and Judith Connell; Appendix A Major Federal Legislation Pertaining to Long-Term Care; Appendix B National Organizations

    • Each chapter is written by a different expert or multiple experts with extensive experience and knowledge of that particular facet of Long-Term Care.
    • Client Examples bring each chapter�s content into a real life setting and apply the principles therein to realistic long-term care situations.
    • Updated charts, tables, and statistics give learners a more current snapshot of each aspect of Long-Term Care.
    • Complete Section on Special Populations includes full chapters devoted to HIV/AIDS, The Aging Network, The Department of Veterans Affairs, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, Children with Special Health Care Needs, and Disability.
    • Where to Go for Further Information section gives the learner specific, updated resources pertaining to each chapter for further explanation and exploration on the subject matter.
    • A complete section on Special Populations includes chapters devoted to HIV/AIDS, The Aging Network, The Department of Veterans Affairs, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, Children with Special Health Care Needs, and Disability.
    • References for further study have been expanded to include more professional and trade associations and government agencies, complete with Web site addresses.
    • New chapters have been added, including Quality, Disability, and HIV/AIDS.
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  • Connie J. Evashwick, ScD, is the Endowed Chair for the FHP Foundation and the Director for the Center for Health Behavior Studies, California State University, Long Beach, California.