Long-Term Care Facilities II

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Course Project: Long-Term Care Facilities II

Working on the same two facilities that you identified in W3 Assignment 2, prepare a Microsoft Word document including the following:

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the administration in each department of your chosen facilities.
  • Identify and list the sources of financing available to consumers for the various programs provided by your chosen facilities. Identify the key public and private sources of reimbursement available. Also discuss the role played by managed care and its impact on long-term care reimbursement.
  • Describe the various government and private resources available that assist in developing and maintaining quality improvement programs in your chosen facilities. Describe the ways in which quality and cost are controlled in your chosen facilities. Also discuss the ethical aspect of access to care in the facilities, including rationing.
    Based on your observations and learning from the two facilities, discuss the changes brought in the long-term care system to make it reach full status as a competition-driven system. You may include the following points in your discussion:
  • Discuss the changes made in the control mechanisms (external and internal) in order to control the management, financing, and quality in the long-term care systems.
  • Discuss the changes taking place in long-term care reimbursement system in order to provide better reimbursement options both to consumers and providers.
  • Discuss the changes made in the efforts of providers to accommodate changing magnitude of the day-to-day needs of long-term care consumers.

To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Submission Details:

  • Your assignment should be addressed in an 8- to 10-page document.
  • Submit your document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.

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Running head: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES II

Long-term care facilities II
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LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES II
Based in Brooklyn, NY, Haym Salomon Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation and
Belmond Village Senior Living are some of the longest serving nursing and rehab centres in
the United States. Under their respective leaderships, these facilities have undergone positive
developments to become excellent medical facilities bound by love, beauty and efficient care.
The organizational structure is made up of the director of operations, administrative/finance
staff, support staff, chief nursing officer, various nursing managers and direct support staff.
Roles and responsibilities of the administration in each department
The major role of the director of operations is to promote the achievement of the
organization’s goals. He/she is in charge of the administrative staff. Also, he/she is the image
of the organization other than the owner. Some of the duties of the director of operations
include sourcing for and procuring funds from investors or donors as well as take part in the
day-to-day care of clients. He is also responsible for authorizing employment contracts and
advising the owner on the best actions for the organization.
The administrative staff is made up of very few people including the accountants and
receptionists whose roles include preparing payrolls, utilities, taxes and a whole lot of
financial management. They also help in placing orders for supplies, responding to enquiries
via phone or email, managing the front desk and organizing human resource functions. They
are further responsible for engaging with clients on various platforms.
The support staff is responsible for ensuring the wellness of the organization. Their
responsibilities include cleaning the facility, changing beddings, and preparing meals.
Generally, they are responsible for maintenance of human and physical resources of the
organization. The chief nursing officer is the head of all direct caregivers in the facility.
He/she works closely with the director or operations and the support staff to ensure that client
needs are sufficiently attended to and that the goals of the organization are met. He/she is also

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LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES II
responsible for the coordination of nurses and nursing managers to assert that nursing care at
the facility meets international standards. Direct support staff is made up of nurses and their
assistants, and doctors whose role is to administer care to the patients.
Sources of financing available to consumers
Some of the services provided at the facilities include various types of therapies,
wound care, religious services, physician and special services; social services, beauty
services, dining and other related nursing services. Also, the facility offers short term rehab
after discharge from hospital, compassionate palliative for the elderly and the terminally ill;
and adult day care for those seeking company and supervision.
The financial teams at H...


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