Assuring safety in long-term care /

This volume explores the concept of safety as applied in the long term care context. Chapters examine the way in which the quest for safety may work either synergistically or adversely upon other worthy social goals. Among the initiatives considered are promoting the decision-making autonomy of pati...

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Imprint:New York : Springer, 2003.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 164 pages)
Language:English
Series:Ethics, law, and aging review, 1076-1616 ; v. 9
Ethics, law, and aging review ; v. 9.
Subject:Long-term care of the sick -- United States -- Safety measures.
Long-Term Care -- standards.
Safety.
Residential Facilities -- standards.
Aged.
Assisted Living Facilities.
Dementia.
Elder Abuse.
Health Care Rationing.
Nursing Homes.
Personal Autonomy.
Personnel Staffing and Scheduling.
Quality of Health Care.
Wounds and Injuries.
MEDICAL -- Long-Term Care.
MEDICAL -- Nursing Home Care.
Mesures de sécurité
Aspect juridique.
Qualité des soins de santé
Soins infirmiers.
Éthique médicale.
Soins prolongés.
United States.
United States.
États-Unis.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11185639
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Other authors / contributors:Kapp, Marshall B.
ISBN:9780826116376
082611637X
1281806749
9781281806741
9786611806743
6611806741
0826116434
9780826116437
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Summary:This volume explores the concept of safety as applied in the long term care context. Chapters examine the way in which the quest for safety may work either synergistically or adversely upon other worthy social goals. Among the initiatives considered are promoting the decision-making autonomy of patients/clients and their surrogates, enhancing the quality of care and quality of life available to long term care residents, and providing fair compensation for injured victims when serious harm occurs. Questions addressed that are of concern to legal and ethical theorists, social science researchers.
Other form:Print version: Assuring safety in long-term care. New York : Springer, 2003 0826116434 9780826116437