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Effective Management of Long Term Care Facilities, Second Edition

Author(s): Douglas A. Singh, PhD, MBA, Associate Professor of Management, School of Business and Economics, Indiana University at South Bend
  • ISBN-13: 9780763774035
  • Paperback    652 pages      © 2010
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Effective Management of Long-Term Care Facilities explores the complex operations of the long-term care facility and offers critical skills to current and future nursing home administrators for delivering quality, cost-effective services. The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to offer a more cohesive presentation of the material. New chapters that have been added cover the long-term care industry, long-term care policy, and supportive case studies that incorporate management and patient care issues.

Part  I  Introduction to Long-Term Care
  Chapter  1  Overview of Long-Term Care
  Chapter  2  Long-Term Care Policy: Past, Present, and Future
  Chapter  3  The Long-Term Care Industry
Part  II  External and Internal Environments
  Chapter  4  Responding to the External Environment
  Chapter  5  Legal Environment
  Chapter  6  Regulation and Enforcement
  Chapter  7  Financing and Reimbursement
  Chapter  8  Internal Environment and Culture Change
Part  III  Organization and Delivery of Services
  Chapter  9  Social Services, Admission, and Discharge
  Chapter  10  Medical Care, Nursing, and Rehabilitation
  Chapter  11  Recreation and Activities
  Chapter  12  Dietary Services
  Chapter  13  Plant and Environmental Services
  Chapter  14  Administrative and Information Systems
Part  IV  Governance and Management
  Chapter  15  Effective Governance, Leadership, and Management
  Chapter  16  Effective Human Resource and Staff Development
  Chapter  17  Effective Marketing and Public Relations
  Chapter  18  Effective Budgeting and Financial Controls
  Chapter  19  Effective Quality and Productivity Management
Part  V  Case Studies

Douglas A. Singh, PhD, MBA-Associate Professor of Management, School of Business and Economics, Indiana University at South Bend

Dr. Singh teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in health care delivery, policy, finance, and management in the School of Business and Economics and in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University-South Bend. He has authored/coauthored four books and has published in peer-reviewed journals. Before pursuing an academic career, he spent over 15 years in the long-term care industry and held positions of administrator, regional manager, vice president, and consultant. He was awarded the long-term care research award by the Foundation of American College of Health Care Administrators in 1995.

  • “Dr. Singh provides a compendium of information needed for successful administration in long-term care. This book clearly defines an administrator’s scope of responsibility in these four dimensions of care: physical, social, mental, and spiritual.”

    —From the foreword by Mary Tellis-Nayak, RN, MSN, MPH, President/CEO, American College of Healthcare Administrators

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ISBN-13: 9780763774035

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