Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management
An Introduction, Third Edition
The field of long-term care continues to experience substantial expansion and change. Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management provides a comprehensive introduction to this dynamic and rapidly growing market. Readers will gain a thorough understanding of how long-term care is delivered and of what it is like to work in this sector.
The book begins with an overview of long-term services and supports, as well as trends and policy changes. The next chapters explain the continuum of long-term care services and care coordination across various settings. The book's final section covers long-term care community operations, leadership and administration of these services, and legal and ethical challenges. This revised edition includes updated statistics throughout and is aligned with the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards' Domains of Practice for health services executives.
Dimensions of Long-Term Care Management can be used in any business, gerontology, healthcare management, long-term care administration, or public health program to provide students with a broad understanding of the field and the career opportunities it provides.
About this Author
Carol Molinari, PhD, is a professor in health systems management at the University of Baltimore, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. Dr. Molinari's research spans several fields, including diversity management, cultural competence, healthcare governance, and online learning and pedagogy. She has contributed policy commentaries related to major US healthcare reform efforts, including the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Molinari has served as a governing board member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.
Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld, PhD, LNHA, FACHCA, is an associate professor and director of the Health Care Management Program and the Clinician Administrator Transition Program at Towson University. Dr. McSweeney-Feld is a licensed nursing home administrator and has been involved in a variety of national and state grant and demonstration programs for Alzheimer's disease, long-term care direct care workers, and emergency preparedness for long-term care administrators. She has authored numerous publications in the healthcare and long-term care administration field.
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