Nursing Home Ethics: Everyday Issues Affecting Residents with Dementia

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Powers, Bethel Ann

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-611964-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 98

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Bethel Ann Powers gives a comprehensive and thoughtful examination of the ethical issues that arise in long-term care.

The first two chapters set the stage by exploring the pre-nursing home experiences of families living with dementia and, in contrast, how residents and family members experience life in the nursing home. The following chapters contain detailed hypothetical cases that include questions, possible actions, and insightful commentary to illustrate practical approaches to understanding common ethical issues affecting nursing home residents.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Powers, Bethel Ann
ISBN: 978-0-82-611964-3
Specialty:
Gerontology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 240
Year: 2006
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 98

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