Free Essays on Care For The Elderly

  1. HCS 531 Wk 3 Technology and Health care Paper Vrutti Patel Copy

     Technology and Health care HCS/531 Technology and Health care Technology is “the boon and bane of medicine”. It has been a great blessing for health care system of the United States by providing new treatments and cured for the chronic illnesses, and sophisticated diagnostic procedures to reduce...

  2. Elderly in the Netherlands

    Elderly in the Netherlands Writing on Topics 5/21/2012 Elderly in the Netherlands Nowadays, the elderly is a serious issue around the world; nearly all industrial countries are facing enormous pressure about the coming of aging society. As one of the most advanced countries...

  3. Caring for Our Elderly

    Caring for Our Elderly Caring for Our Elderly It is estimated that the number of Americans over the age of sixty five years old will multiply times four in the next thirty years. With this being said many of us will be faced with providing care for our loved ones ("Elderly Caregiving," n.d.). ...

  4. Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly

    Abuse and neglect of the Elderly ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF THE ELDERLY ENG-126-1103A-10 COLORADO TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY ...

  5. P4 - health, safety and security within a health and social care sector

    dealing with two particular incidents or emergencies in a health and social care setting. Fire, When you are working within a health and social care setting the most important thing is to evacuate the people that is in your care out of the building first. When you are working in an organisation you...

  6. Theories of Ageing and Their Impact on Health and Social Care

    Health and Social Care Provision (D2) During life span and development, we learned about each of the stages of life. In this report I am going to focus on the final stage which is elderly. In today’s society the population of elderly people is rising. As the population of elderly people is rising...

  7. Establishing a Long-Term Care Partnership Program

    government gain by establishing a long-term care partnership program? | | A partnership program can increase the number of people covered by private long-term care insurance and so reduce the number who end up relying on Medicaid. | | 2. | In a long-term care partnership program, "partnership" refers...

  8. Health and Safety in Health Care

    regularly to stop bacteria to. Failure to do so can lead to infections. Disposal of hazardous waste is a very serious potential hazard. Staff should take care when disposing soiled dressings, nappies and incontinence pads. These should be put in a yellow clinical waste bag, they are then incinerated which...

  9. Care for the Elderly

    Care for the Elderly The greatest challenge for health care is for the Elderly. The elderly population has been rising steadily for the past few decades. The elderly population is usually defined as people aged 65 years or above. However, a longer life span in the elderly population brings along...

  10. Abuse in elderly care homes

    Composition II Wednesday 2 pm – 5:40 pm Professor Ill Brittany Guilfoil Baker College Cass City Position Statement: Elderly family members are not any better off at a long-term care facility where they are often mistreated and neglected. I. Introduction A. Attention Grabber: Close your eyes imagine...

  11. Health and Social Care

    consist of a person developing physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. These are the four development types identified by health and social care professionals. Below, I have detailed how a person develops during each life stage. The first life stage is Conception. Conception is the shortest...

  12. Long Term Care

    Long Term Care Today, there are many people in need of long term care. The number of people needing this service is constantly increasing. Long term care provides support to people that is experiencing health issues, mental issues, and disabilities. The care provided may be formal or informal. ...

  13. Care centre report

    The Forge Care Centre in Ely, Cardiff gives nursing care as perfectly as they can. Summerhill group who own The Forge have decided to give their patients more enjoyment of being elderly and also more comfort. They are hoping this plan will encourage more care centres around Cardiff and the Vale of...

  14. The Health Care-Based Vulnerability of Elderly Populations

    The Health Care-Based Vulnerability of Elderly Populations Megan E. Stratton HCS 531 June 11th, 2012 Dr. Arenz Russell The Health Care-Based Vulnerability of Elderly Populations Vulnerability, or the susceptibility to a form of harm, results from an interaction between the resources available...

  15. Care of the Malnourished Elderly Patient

    35%-85% of residents living in a long-term care facility, 60% of hospitalized older adults, and an estimate of 5%-10% of older adults living in community settings are malnourished (Maher and Eliadi, n.d.). These statistics sadly show that hospitalized and long-term care patients are more likely to become under...

  16. Incontinence Care

    Incontinence Care: The Dirty Truth Nearly one million people reach the 60 year old threshold every month (International Council of Nurses: ICN, 2008). The ageing population in our world today has been an increasing point of concern for many health care agencies and professionals worldwide. Many...

  17. Access to Health Care

     Access to Health Care Access to Health Care Every day, people fall sick and are in dire need of health care services. Access to health care entails the clients’ ability to acquire the right health care resources so as to improve or improve their health...

  18. UNIT 11 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

    ensures they receive support in the most effective approach, these benefits include: * Faster and more precise diagnosis’s * Quicker access to health care and health professionals * Service users’ needs are attended to promptly and accurately * improved quality of services Weaknesses of Multi-agency...

  19. Social Work in Aging

    Many issues are involved in working with elderly people, and social workers must understand the aging process in order to be effective. Social workers can be seen working with elderly people in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices retirement communities, family service agencies, state departments of aging...

  20. To What Extent Are Nursing Homes a Better Alternative to Home Care for the Elderly.

    attempted to find an efficient long-term care to reduce social and medical costs. In the past, families needed to be responsibie for the elderly. However, in the late 20th century, due to the change of social environment, most families tried to find another way to care for their older family members. Moreover...

  21. Elderly

    Poverty and the Elderly Nicole Kirk HSCO500 September 29, 2013 Dr. Kevin Corsini Abstract The largest growing population in the United States with the coming of age in the Baby Boomers generation is the elderly. Currently, there is one in eight individuals who are age 65 or older in the...

  22. Health - Care

    Health - Care P. Lynn Murphy SOC 101 Mr. Joe Scahill December 15, 2008 Abstract U. S. health care costs too much, and the cost of paying for health care can be blames for unacceptably high corporate overhead, record numbers of uninsured, and increasing...

  23. Your Voice Counts on the Debate for Health Care

    Health Care The two major parties in the United States have completely different views on the role of government regarding our health care. Your point of view will affect the outcome of the debate. The Democratic Party believes that all Americans should be entitled to health care. Their view...

  24. Health Care Reform in the Us

    Health Care Reform in the US Shelia Williams University of Phoenix/Atlanta Health Care Reform in the US Health care reform in the United States has a long history. Reforms have often been proposed but have rarely been accomplished...

  25. Wound Care

    Wound care, asepsis & sepsis I Asepsis: Limiting the spread of microorganisms as much as possible. Clean technique (asepsis): - changing bed linens - sanitizing bed pans - individual medication cups for each patient - FREQUENT HAND WASHING - Anti-bacterial Gels should not be used more...

  26. Futile Care

    The Fight for Life Futile care treatment is complex and complicated. It is a topic that is wide spread in the medical community, but mostly unknown outside of the medical world. Futile cares unawareness better change fast. Hospital protocols are being put into place throughout the country. Unfortunately...

  27. Aging and the Elderly

    AGING AND THE ELDERLY PATRICIA BUNTIN DR: GORTNEY LITHONIA CAMPUS SOCIOLOGY 100 08/16/11 STRAYER UNIVERSITY Aging is the length of time during which a being or thing has existed length of life (Webster dictionary). Growing old and becoming an elderly person can be challenging but, yet...

  28. Ash SOC 331 Week 3 DQ 1 Distributive Justice Across the Generations

    soaring cost of health care, the limitations of the economy in paying for health care, and the growing proportion of the population who are over age 65, have given rise to serious discussion, at times acrimonious, about the possible need to or the justice of rationing health care to that age group. A common...

  29. Should Elderly Live in Old Folks' Home?

    3. “ The elderly should live in old folks’ home. ” Give your opinion. You should write at least 350 words, illustrate your opinion with examples. Caring for the aged has recently been one of the main concerns among many individuals in today’s society. More and more individuals are choosing to send...

  30. Elder Care

    Caring for the Elderly A local thirteen year old boy, Jesse Van Norman made the news on June 21, 2007. His story was on the Channel 10 nightly news. He had organized a group of young people to make and deliver lap blankets to local nursing homes and spend time visiting with the residents as...

  31. Diabetes and the Elderly

    paper focuses on the older patient located in rural areas that have been diagnosed with diabetes type 2. Diabetes & the Elderly Problem As people continue to live longer and become heavier, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes continues to increase. According to the National...

  32. Pro and Cons of Letting Elderly in Old Folks Homke

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2009 Pros and Cons for letting the elderly to stay in old folk home This is my M.U.E.T essay, that i promised to post, give me comment, need comment to improve, thanks ya~ YEARS AGO, it was a heavy rained night. A petrified boy was hiding himself in blanket. At the same moment...

  33. The Affordable Care Act Is Good For America

    The Affordable Care Act Is Good For America For the United States, 2014 is the year of healthcare. You cannot watch the news or read a newspaper and not see something about the touchy subject. Just what is the big deal about giving every citizen health coverage? With this...

  34. Medicaid Expension in Affordable Care Act and It's Coersion

    The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion Student: Chintan Rupareliya Instructor: David Silverman Seminar in Healthcare Administration April 18, 2013 In 1965, Medicaid was created under Title XIX of the Social Security Act which is funded by both the state and federal government. It was...

  35. Hearing Problems Facing the Elderly

    about problems that they will face as they begin to age. One of the most common problems the elderly population faces is hearing loss. Hearing loss is the 3rd most reported health problems in the elderly behind arthritis and hypertension (Lesnoff-Caravaglia, 2007). Hearing loss is commonly considered...

  36. Community Health Advocacy

    shift will increase the nation’s health care spending by 25%. With a shortage of health professionals trained in geriatric care, the needs of this aggregate population will have to be addressed in more innovative ways. The following is a discussion about the elderly population, some of the health concerns...

  37. Health Care

    issue of national health care coverage. Health care cost has risen dramatically due to advancements in technology, proliferation of medical specialty, inflation, growth of aging population, and desires and demands of service users. What are the benefits of national health care coverage? Will it really...

  38. Elderly

    The Care of the Elderly The Elderly today do not receive the same kind of care and respect as in times past. According to the Oxford Dictionary (2002), elderly is defined as an old person or a person who has aged. Dictionary.com defines elderly as some one nearing old age or a person being past...

  39. Medical Care for the Elderly Population

     Part of the economic solution for the aging population is medical care. Medical care is the key to living a happy, healthy, and productive life for as long as possible. There are several solutions that are documented in the Centers for Disease, Control, and Prevention (CDC) web site (CDC, 2013)...

  40. Impact of Long-Term Care and the Elderly.

    Long-Term Care: The Impact of the Elderly Providing accessible, affordable, and high-quality long-term care services to an aging population presents a growing challenge to long-term care providers. As the oldest members of the baby boom generation approach retirement, federal and state policy, makers...

  41. How to Improve Health Care System?

    the health care system. The numbers of uninsured individuals are growing over the years. Debates and motivated programs are developing in order to solve this dilemma. Politicians and government officials always have this topic during elections, and they promised to improve the health care system. Nevertheless...

  42. Pollution-Caused Health Problems to the Elderly

    respiratory function in elderly. Particulate matter is a type of solid in air, which is toxic in the form of smoke, dust or vapor. This matter are consists of microscopic particles which become deposited in the alveolar region, and can cause respiratory problems. Especially in the elderly Respiratory problems...

  43. Different Stages of Human Development - ELDERLY

    to many factors, among which may be emphasized as:  better housing and working condition  pure water and food supplies;  more effective medical care;  wider application of public health techniques in the prevention of disease;  and continuing intensive research programs in all of these areas...

  44. Complexities of Caring for Elderly and Impact on Quality of Life

    conditions is projected to rise by 75% by the year 2031 (Audit Scotland, 2007:36). This case study will examine the complexities of caring for an elderly patient with a long-term condition and how it can impact on the individuals’ quality of life. Firstly, the author will use a life course framework...

  45. Elderly Demographics

    Elderly Demographics Dana Laymance Due to the many advances in medicine and education over the last century, longevity has increased...

  46. Caring For Elderly

    How to Care for Elderly There is a lot to do when it comes to taking care of an elderly person. Most of the time you have to take full responsibility when it comes to giving that person care. Depending on what that person may be dealing with, what kind of medical issues they may have; all of those...

  47. Health Care Utilization

    Health Care Utilization Option 1 University of Phoenix HCS 235 Health Care Utilization Option 1 Health care in our country is a much talked about topic and the president in office now is trying to make it easier for all people to afford...

  48. Should Government Provide Health Care

    Government Provide Health Care? The percentage of working-age Americans with moderate to middle incomes who lacked health insurance for at least part of the year rose to 41 percent in 2005, a dramatic increase from the 28 percent in 2001 [1}. Is there a health care crisis in America?...

  49. The Health System Debate – Insurance Barons or Communist Care?

    or Communist Care? Compensating the affairs of economic efficiency with the demands of socio-political rights is a constant source of tension in the United States. There is no single health care system; rather a chaotic continuum of insurance and health care providers. Is health care not unlike...

  50. New Health Care Proposal

    vision for a new health care system is one that will offer better quality care for all Americans at a lower cost of benefits. Today technology and technique advances allow procedures formerly done in hospitals to be performed on an outpatient basis and provide cost-efficient care to the patients. This...

  51. Elderly Care in America: A Closer Look by Culture

     Elderly Care in America: A Closer Look by Culture Elderly Care in America: A Closer Look by Culture While Elder Abuse is common in all three cultures, Ethnic variations in caregiving exist in Elderly care. Even though there are common themes among Whites, Blacks, and Hispanic...

  52. HCA 210 Week 3 CheckPoint: Long-Term Care Simulation

    CheckPoint: Long-Term Care Simulation purchase http://www.allmysolution.com/HCA-210_c226.htm Product Description Complete the Long-Term Care Simulation at http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/axia/hca210/hcaint01_redo.html, which follows a woman through the long-term care system from the perspective...

  53. Care of Theolder Person

    CARE OF THE OLDER PERSON Introduction Elder care includes a wide range of services that are provided over a period of time to people who are unable to perform their activities of daily living.. As people get older, they are susceptible to all forms of diseases and ailments associated...

  54. The Problems in the American Health Care

    Examination of Health Care in America Daniel Bates ANT 101 Eszter Barra-Johnson Ashford University August 27, 2009 Abstract This paper will show the problems in the American health care system which has resulted in discussions of reform. The decision for America to reform its health care system or keep...

  55. Diabetes control in geriatric population

    geriatric patient may have several comorbidities alongside diabetes mellitus, healthcare providers can easily become overwhelmed by the complexity of the care that these patients require. This document will introduce the geriatric population and its special needs, identify five nursing interventions that will...

  56. Diabetes Care Devices Market In Brazil, Russia, India & China (BRIC) – Forecast to 2020 – Aarkstore.com

    Diabetes Care Devices Market In Brazil, Russia, India & China (BRIC) by Product (Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose Meters, Continuous Glucose Monitors, Testing Strips, Lancets, Insulin Pumps, Insulin Pens, Insulin Syringes) - Forecast to 2020 Diabetes is a group of metabolic disorders, characterized...

  57. Geriatrics and Long-term Care

    Long-Term Care Options for the Elderly I selected the topic of long-term care options for my research paper, because of the importance of allowing the elderly to remain in their residence as long as possible in their final years and what options they have if they choose not to live in their own home...

  58. Elderly Healthcare Limitation

    Should Healthcare For The Elderly Be Limited? HSM 501 Ethics in Healthcare Jose Joe Rodriguez   Our healthcare system in the United States is currently going through a massive change.  For the past 4 years, our healthcare system has been dissected, analyzed, and restructured, with a  single objective: Deliver better and more cost­effective care...

  59. Health Care Segment Paper

    United States there are several patients requiring long-term care. The elderly that has lost use of most of their senses are the main ones that require long-term care that will help them continue to live longer and healthier lives. Long-term care is required when the patient needs someone else to help them...

  60. Care of the Elderly

    Traditionally in most Islamic countries of the Asia and Pacific region elder Care for the aging populations has been provided by the family as the Islamic religion emphasizes the importance of taking care of their elderly. In most of these countries parents are dependent on their children and live with...