Challenges and Solutions for Long-Term Care in Aging Populations

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Application Paper: Challenges and Solutions for Long-Term Care in Aging Populations

You have learned that the U.S. has a large aging population that continues to increase the demand for long-term care services from in-home care to facility residential care. You have also learned several milestones that have helped to bring attention to mental health conditions and interventions, for example, the implementation of

Write a 3-5 page application paper (excluding cover and reference pages) on the opportunities and challenges long- term care and mental health services create for health care administrators now and beyond. What knowledge and skills do the health care administrators and nursing home administrators need to have in order to meet the challenges of these two service types? APA format is required.

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School: Carnegie Mellon University



Long Term Challenges

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Opportunities and Challenges LTC creates for Healthcare Administrators

a) Challenges
Firstly patient Acuity has been growing patient acuity in the LTC centers as there are two
groups of patients with different needs. The first groups are the residents who live within the
healthcare settings due to care needs and patients who are recovering from specific illnesses and
they stay for a few weeks. Nursing homes are facing large numbers of patients who are in need
of living assistance. The challenge is in preserving the quality of life and health for the long term
Secondly, registration data gaps exist when capturing patients’ data. The data recording is
difficult as patients may forget details and their helpers may not be near. Therefore there is a
need to link the patient's details in LTC to the HER system to ensure a more sustainable tracking
of patients and their needs and make adequate arrangements in advance.
Thirdly shortage of Clinical Staff is another challenge. There is a need for geriatric nursing
which is based on care that promotes a patient's independence and ensuring that their quality of
life is maintained throug...

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