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Discuss the various impacts of the multicultural environment on residents in a long-term care facility, including the following:

  • Implications in meeting physical needs
  • Meeting religious and spiritual needs
  • Pros and cons of implementing a multicultural facility council

You may use the following format as a template:

  • Title page
  • Abstract page
  • Introduction
  • Overview of long-term care facilities
  • Multicultural differences in long-term care facilities
  • Meeting the needs of residents in a long-term care facility
    • Physical
    • Religious and spiritual
  • Discussion on implementing a multicultural facility council in a long-term care facility
  • Conclusion
  • Reference Page

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Culture and Spiritualy Discuss the various impacts of the multicultural environment on residents in a long-term care facility, including the following: • • • Implications in meeting physical needs Meeting religious and spiritual needs Pros and cons of implementing a multicultural facility council You may use the following format as a template: • • • • • • • • • Title page Abstract page Introduction Overview of long-term care facilities Multicultural differences in long-term care facilities Meeting the needs of residents in a long-term care facility o Physical o Religious and spiritual Discussion on implementing a multicultural facility council in a long-term care facility Conclusion Reference Page Support your work with at least 5 academic or professional peer-reviewed sources published within the past 5 years. ...
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Running head: MULTICULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN LONG TERM CARE

Multicultural Differences in Long Term Care
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MULTICULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN LONG TERM CARE
Abstract
The number of residents in long-term care facilities is expected to keep rising. The racial,
ethnic, and cultural diversity of these residents is expected to increase as well resulting in
increased multicultural differences in the facilities. This paper outlines some of these cultural
differences and suggests ways of ensuring that the needs of the patients in long-term care are met
amidst the changes.

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MULTICULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN LONG TERM CARE
Introduction
The number of people aged sixty-five and above is rising. It is expected that this trend
will hold in the coming years. This trend means that the number of residents in long-term care
facilities is at an all-time high and is bound to keep rising as well. It is therefore essential to
improve the services offered at long-term care facilities and ensure that the environment in these
facilities is suitable for the elderly who make up the largest proportion of residents. One way of
ensuring that the environment in long-term care facilities is suitable and favorable for residents is
maintaining cultural sensitivity within the facilities which encompasses aspects such as privacy,
language, and religious beliefs and practices. This maintenance of cultural sensitivity is
increasingly becoming a necessity for long-term care facilities today which are gradually
becoming multicultural as the ethnic and cultural backgrounds of their residents change to reflect
the same in the United States’ entire population. This essay explores the multicultural
environment in long-term care facilities and its impact on their residents with a specific emphasis
on what it implies for the fulfilment of their spiritual, physical, and religious needs.
Overview of long-term care facilities
Long-term care refers to the help offered to people of all ages with their activities of daily
living or medical activities over a lengthy period of time. Long-term care facilities are, therefore,
the different facilities which offer this type of care. These facilities include, assisted living
facilities, board and care homes, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers
and retirement homes, and long-term psychiatric facilities. These facilities offer different types
of services which r...

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