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Author Birkett, D. Peter.

Title Psychiatry in the nursing home / D. Peter Birkett.

Imprint New York : Haworth Press, ©2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  618.97689 B619P    Check Shelf
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 259 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-248) and index.
Contents The Places -- The History of Nursing Homes -- Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1987 -- Paper, Paper, Paper -- Care Plans -- The New Asylums? -- The Homeless and the Jailed -- Deinstitutionalization and Transinstitutionalization -- What Is a Nursing Home? -- Skilled Nursing Facilities and Intermediate Care Facilities -- Board and Care Facilities -- Section 8 Housing -- Home Care Agencies -- Assisted Living -- Mixed-Level Retirement Communities -- How the Homes Are Paid -- Medicaid and Medicare -- The "Spend Down" -- Long-Term Care Insurance -- Resource Utilization Groups -- Balanced Budget Amendment and Prospective Payment System -- Health Maintenance Organizations -- The Balloon -- Anger at the Nursing Home -- Complaints -- Nursing Home Exposes -- Litigation Against Nursing Homes -- Measuring Quality Of Care -- The People -- The Families -- The Absent Family -- Disputes Among Family Members -- The Difficult Family -- The Staff -- Owners and Administrators -- Nurse Assistants -- The Nurses -- The Doctors -- Other Mental Health Professionals -- The Patients -- Age -- Sex -- Socioeconomic Status -- Psychiatric and Medical Conditions -- Measuring Need for Care -- The Informal Network of Care -- The Road to the Nursing Home -- The Problems -- Psychotropic Drugs -- Surveys -- Backlash -- The Impact of OBRA '87 -- Antipsychotics -- Drugs for Mania -- Antianxiety and Hypnotic Drugs -- Recommendations -- Memory Loss and Confusion -- The Terminology of Dementia -- How Many of the Elderly Are Demented?
Subject Nursing home patients -- Mental health.
Geriatric psychiatry.
Nursing homes.
United States Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987.
Homes for the Aged.
Geriatric Psychiatry.
Mental Health Services.
Nursing Homes.
Health Policy.
United States.
Patients d'établissements de soins, de cure, etc. -- Santé mentale.
Foyers pour personnes âgées.
Personnes âgées -- Psychopathologie.
Geriatric psychiatry. (OCoLC)fst00941248
Nursing home patients -- Mental health. (OCoLC)fst01041934
Nursing homes. (OCoLC)fst01041949
Other Form: Online version: Birkett, D. Peter. Psychiatry in the nursing home. 2nd ed. New York : Haworth Press, ©2001 (OCoLC)606604547
ISBN 0789012197 (soft ; alk. paper)
9780789012197 (soft ; alk. paper)
0789012146 (hard ; alk. paper)
9780789012142 (hard ; alk. paper)
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