Long Term Care Facility Study Outline

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Long Term Care Facility Study Outline Long Term Care Facility Study Outline I. Introduction Team B chose to cover Emeritus at Harbour of Pointe Shores, a senior community located in Ocean Shores, Washington. The team was interested in learning more about an assisted living and rehabilitation facility. It is also an opportunity to uncover the differences from an assisted living community and a skilled nursing facility. Emeritus at Harbour of Pointe Shores provides retirement and assisted living, respite services, and on-site rehabilitation. Similar to other long-term care facilities, the facility and staff are required to follow specific guidelines and regulations to maintain licensing and accreditation. However, these…show more content…
Research Medicare and Medicare regulations for reimbursement guidelines for types of long-term care. V. Effects of public policy on facility’s financing and ability to deliver services to patients A. Interview with facility director B. Research if public policy has an effect on facility financing C. Research if public policy has an effect on the delivery of services VI. Roles of Administrator and Case Managers in this facility vs. roles of Administrator and Case Manager in other facilities A. Interview with the Administrator and Case Manager at this facility B. Interview with Administrator and Case Managers at other facilities VII. Types and number of staff that this facility needs, and the rationale for this. How these needs differ in facilities that attend to different long-term care populations A. In-person interview with facility director B. Research whether Emeritus has nationwide guidelines for staff-to-patient ratios or if the ratios vary from state to state. C. Research Washington State guidelines D. Research differences between assisted living versus skilled nursing facilities regulations regarding staff to patient ratio. VIII. Effects of current health care tends on long term care and this facility A. What are the Effects of current health care tends on long term care and this facility 1.
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