Resident Care Policies in an Administrative Policy Manual for Texas Long-Term Care Facilities

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Federal and state regulations require that licensed long-term care facilities have policies for every resident-related topic. Long-term care administrators must plan, implement, and evaluate resident care policies that can be easily personalized to the needs of the specific facility's population. Part 1 of this paper is an overview of resident policies, covering admission, physician services, transfers and discharges, nursing services, restraints, abuse and neglect, pharmaceutical services, dietary services, clinical records, therapeutic recreation services, and social services. Part 2 presents the policies themselves, ready for use by Texas long-term care administrators as part of their facility's administrative policy manual.

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Arnwine, Hilary Campbell May 2001.

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Federal and state regulations require that licensed long-term care facilities have policies for every resident-related topic. Long-term care administrators must plan, implement, and evaluate resident care policies that can be easily personalized to the needs of the specific facility's population. Part 1 of this paper is an overview of resident policies, covering admission, physician services, transfers and discharges, nursing services, restraints, abuse and neglect, pharmaceutical services, dietary services, clinical records, therapeutic recreation services, and social services. Part 2 presents the policies themselves, ready for use by Texas long-term care administrators as part of their facility's administrative policy manual.

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Arnwine, Hilary Campbell. Resident Care Policies in an Administrative Policy Manual for Texas Long-Term Care Facilities, thesis, May 2001; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5822/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .