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  • Wendy's Accident Cloth Diapers And Plastic Pants
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    Wendy's Accident Part 1 School was dismissed and 12 year old Wendy hurried home knowing that she would have the entire house to herself tonight. Her father was out of town for the next two days on a business trip and her mother was working the 2nd Shift at a local factory. She walked in to the house and threw her book bag into the corner and headed straight upstairs to her room. She had been waiting for this time ever since the beginning of the week when she knew she would be able to do whatever...
  • Resident Care Management In Other Nursing Homes
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    Nursing Homes and The Lutheran Home for the Aging Recently, I had the pleasure of having a personal tour of the Lutheran Home for the Aging located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. I chose this area of study because it happened to be convenient in location for me as well as easily accessible to a source of an interviewee that I felt comfortable with and who is also very comfortable with myself. I find it much easier to conduct an interview and get more relevant information from a source that I've alread...
  • Nursing Homes
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    Since I was a little girl, I have been giving care to others. It started when I was nine years old. My grandmother, who was a heavy smoker, developed cancer and became very sick... It got to the point where she received home hospice care because nothing more could be done for her in the hospitals. "Hospice is a specialized type of medical care for people who have advanced or life-limiting illness. This care is provided by a team of individuals who care for patients and families in their homes" (...
  • Haven For The Elderly Today's Nursing Homes
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    The Nursing Home: A Nice Place for the Elderly A.) Security 1.) Curfews 2.) Lost faculties (No need to drive) 3.) Away from con-artists B.) Activities 1.) Entertainment / Songs (Brownies example) 2.) Activities / Crafts (Beta Club example) 3.) People of similar age C.) Health Care 1.) Takes stress off of the family 2.) Help with prescriptions and medicine 3.) In case of emergency... The Nursing Home: A Haven for the Elderly Today's nursing homes are excellent environments for our elderly. These ...
  • Later Life Florence Nightingale
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    Florence Nightingale is remembered throughout the world for her heroic, almost superhuman labors in the field of nursing. Florence Nightingale was born in Italy in 1820 and was named Florence after her birthplace. A brilliant child, Florence attained outstanding academic achievement in her years attending school. Florence grew up to be a lively and attractive young woman, admired in her families elite social circle and was expected to make a good marriage, but Florence had other concerns. In 183...
  • Abuse In Japan
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    Before doing research on this topic, I would have said that the United States treats the elderly with passion and love, but I now know that I was wrong. The elderly people have been treated just as badly, if not worse then, in Japan. How could this be? The elderly are so innocent, loving, and have nothing but care for most people. How could anyone harm such a loving soul? These questions are more than likely going through many minds as I am writing this paper. In the United States most of the ab...
  • Home Care Versus The Cost
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    Many people in their later years, or the children of elderly parents, at some point have to make the decision of whether nursing home care or in-home care is right for them or their parents. There are many things that must be considered before making this decision. These decisions include the cost of nursing home care versus the cost of in-home care, the amount of care that is needed, and how comfortable the patient would be in a nursing home as compared to their comfort level of staying at home...
  • Children From The Home
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    Community-Based Nursing: Analysis and Application Essay and Presentation Rachel A. Long South Dakota State University Long 1 Sometimes We Should Just Cry by Barb Mannenbach "Sometimes I wonder if, when we want some action on behalf of the children we visit, we should just cry."Sometimes We Should Just Cry" is a story about a public health nurse who is asked to go with the police to see a family she had previously visited. They were investigating a report that the children were not being cared fo...
  • Results In Many Nursing Home Workers
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    The nursing homes of today are very unfair to their residents and staff. They want to provide their residents with the best care, but with the cheapest ways of doing it. Most nursing home workers are overworked and under p aided resulting in the neglect and abuse of our elderly. How can they expect to give the best care to their residents if the staff is so underpaid. Some nursing homes do not even offer benefits. A majority of the nursing homes are short staffed and even enforce strict rules of...

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