Teamwork in the Nursing Home: The Art of Caring for Long-Term Care Residents

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The effects of teamwork in a long-term care setting were explored, and four key elements of teamwork in the long-term care facility were discovered. These elements--clarity of purpose, clear communication, well-defined decision-making procedures, and participative leadership--are presented in detail. The literature reviewed as well as observations from personal participation in a case study show that employing the teamwork concept in a nursing home environment significantly enhances the quality of life for the residents of such facilities.

Creator(s): Saxon, Juliane M.
Creation Date: May 2000
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: May 2000
  • Digitized: July 10, 2007
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The effects of teamwork in a long-term care setting were explored, and four key elements of teamwork in the long-term care facility were discovered. These elements--clarity of purpose, clear communication, well-defined decision-making procedures, and participative leadership--are presented in detail. The literature reviewed as well as observations from personal participation in a case study show that employing the teamwork concept in a nursing home environment significantly enhances the quality of life for the residents of such facilities.

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Level: Master's
Discipline: Applied Gerontology
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Keyword(s): Teamwork | long-term care setting | nursing homes | 4 key elements | clarity of purpose | clear communication | well-defined decision-making procedures | participative leadership | quality of life
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Holder: Saxon, Juliane M.
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