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The Character of Jones's Daughter in Williams’ Taking Care - Two Works Cited In the short story, "Taking Care", by Joy Williams, a preacher deals learns to deal with his wife being in the hospital with a rare blood disease as well as taking care of his granddaughter while his daughter is away. His daughter, playing only a small role in the story, is still a rather round character. The author, Williams, depicts the characteristics of Jones's daughter very carefully through her actions. Although Jones's daughter is not a main character in this story, she does add various ideas for the reader to think about while reading the short story....   [tags: Williams Taking Care Essays] 1068 words
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A Brief Look at Long Term Care - ... As older people we often pride on our independence and privacy and the thought of giving that control someone else is very scary for many elderly patients. This does hinder elderly patients from starting the process of seeking long term care (LTC). According to Wikipedia “Long-term care is a variety of services which help meet both the medical and non-medical needs of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time.” Long term care can be provided at home, community or in different type of facilities....   [tags: taking care of the elderly] 562 words
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How to Care for Aging Parents - As a parent, you probably think about how to raise happy, well-adjusted children. Many books, articles, and journals describe ways to fulfill your child’s every need and want…but what about your parents. How much time do you spend thinking about the happiness of your aging parents and how much information have you seen about caring for aging parents. Are you Part of the Sandwich Generation. Are you a parent caring for your child while also caring for your own parent. Merriam Webster defines "Sandwich Generation" as a generation of people who are caring for their aging parents while supporting their own children.[1] Just how common is it for adults to be “sandwiched” between aging their pare...   [tags: sandwich generation, taking care of the elderly] 1512 words
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Taking Care of the Kids - ... It’s been a long-term curiosity, and you find you’re only able to bring it up after several weeks of living at his family mansion. Courtesy of being the heir to a multimillionaire company, which comes in handy considering you consume food like a vacuum cleaner – an endearment doted on by his truly. “Honestly, you were cute, and a Brit.” The buzzer rings and he darts over to the intercom, avoiding your waggling brows. “So, you’re not my secret brother or anything?” “I’ll have the DNA tests brought over tomorrow,” he answers, grabbing his jacket....   [tags: personal narrative] 850 words
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Challenge of Taking Care Elderly Loved One - My mother broke her hip and had to stay at a nursing home temporarily to rehabilitate. I knew then if she had to stay for a long term that would not be option for my mother. Nursing homes are okay, if family members are checking on your love one while they are there; because I believe they do not have adequate staff to accommodate all the patients in the nursing home. As a result the challenges of taking care of my mother were her refusal to help, effects to health of caretaker, and family conflicts....   [tags: nursing home, caretaker, care, patient, guardian]
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Taking a Look at the Institution of Adoptions - ... It is possible for moves to be frequent. They can be placed three or more times not allowing the children to become settled in their locations. “It is not uncommon to hear of children who have been in 20 or 30 different homes” (“Facts on Foster Care”). The adoption institution is a very complex puzzle. There are numerous barren couples who search for infants to adopt, while there are countless older children sitting in the system, waiting for a home (Future of Children Staff). According to an investigation by the ABC News Network in 2006, 20,000 or so children will never be placed in a home....   [tags: legally taking care another person's child] 1730 words
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Taking Care of Your Skin - ... Use them for easy dirt removal; some facial wipes also moisturize doing a double duty. Washing your face at night will keep skin wrinkle free over time. Studies show women who go to sleep with makeup on tend to have more wrinkles. After cleansing face a toner will help take out extra hidden dirt deep in the pours, it also sooth the skin and keeps it from being too puffy. Do not use toner on eyes, they are delicate and need a separate regimen. The next step after the toner is the moisturizer....   [tags: arcane, moisturizer, cleanse] 562 words
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How to Become an Arborist - ... They will identify trees that are causing problems to the surrounding environment or for the people residing nearby, and remove them with little effort. In case of emergency situations arborists are the first to jump in to rescue the trees from any dangers with their climbing helmet and dedicated spirit. Arborist help the community to survive by taking good care of the trees intensively and by healing its wounds. They also possess vast knowledge regarding plantation of trees, controlling pests, guiding through best fertilization techniques and other effective methods of tree protection and care....   [tags: field of taking care of trees] 556 words
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Short Story: Early Onset Dementia - ... She hires multiple people to spray for those spiders.” Kit rolled her eyes. “I tried to explain, that spraying all that poison is bad for her health. She didn’t understand at all.” • Understanding what is dangerous can’t be comprehended. • Passage of time starts to become murky. • Childhood fears emerge and there are scary things hiding in corners. Kit’s mother was able to handle her own bills, and clean her house. But her hearing was going and she refused a hearing aid. She thought people were talking about her....   [tags: taking care of mom] 553 words
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Taking Care of the Older People - ... They use more time for meditation and peaceful moments. According to a study by Chinen (1989) older people could develop individually and freely when they had reached this level of gerotranscendence. 3. Health and well being There are many diverse theories and opinions on the concept of health (Bowling, 2005). A commonly cited and debated theory was formulated by the World Health Organization in the 1950’s, claiming that health is not just absence of handicap and disease, but a state of physical, psychological and social well-being (WHO, 1958)....   [tags: ageing, being dependent] 2402 words
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Taking Care of a Stroke Victim - Introduction The aim of this essay is to discuss Mary, a 75 year old retired teacher with a history of obesity and hypertension, who one month previously, suffered an Ischaemic stroke. In line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2011) confidentiality guidelines, the identity of the service user has been kept anonymous by using the pseudonym ‘Mary’. In relation to Mary, the author will discuss the risk and resilience factors associated with stroke, the vulnerability impact of the disease, and the appropriate level of care which makes a difference to recovery....   [tags: resilience factors, vulnerability impact] 2089 words
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Taking Care of Religious Business - When mentioning religion and business at the same time, it is highly anticipated that someone will become offended. What exactly rubs people the wrong way when the thought of mixing religion with business is brought up. Is it that fact that they have different beliefs or none at all. Or is it out of fear of what might become of the business world if religion is highly accepted. I believe that the tension that is created from mixing business and religion is simply confusion, intimidation, and fear....   [tags: Religion]
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Taking Care of Your Pet - Taking Care of Your Pet Many of you received your first pet when you were three. Buddy was his name and he was your cat. He was your companion. He would curl up beside you for a nap. He would listen when you talked. Though he wasn't very good for giving you advice, you enjoyed his company. You loved that cat and showed your appreciation by carrying the cat around everywhere you went. You had tea parties with him, you dressed him up in you doll clothes, and made sure to tell him goodnight before you went to bed....   [tags: Animals Essays] 1096 words
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Taking Care of Your Pet - Taking Care of Your Pet Can you hear the cries of those who do not communicate in the human language. How about the fearful mewing of a motherless kitten. Do you worry for the exhaustion of a donkey, staggering under a load to heavy to bear. Does your heart skip a beat when you hear the whimpering of a lost puppy. Are you filled with sadness when you an animal that has been hit by a car. Do you take in strays and feed them because they are all skin and bones. If so you are a pet lover. You would never hurt a pet....   [tags: Animals Pets Essays] 1448 words
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Challenge of Taking Care Elderly Loved One - Challenges of Taking Care of Elderly Loved One My mother broke her hip and had to stay at a nursing home temporarily to rehabilitate. I knew then if she had to stay for long term that would not be an option for my mother. Nursing homes are okay if family members are checking on love ones while they are there. Simply stated, I believe they do not have adequate staff to accommodate all the patients in the nursing home. Therefore the challenges of taking care of my mother were her refusal to help, effects to health caretaker, and family conflicts....   [tags: privacy, health, family]
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Taking Care of Your Family with Family Health Insurance - 1. Private Medical Insurance Taking Care of Yourself with Private Medical Insurance Medical insurance is a form of guaranteed coverage against medical procedures that may incur expenses that are beyond the means of the insured person. Medical procedures these days are technologically advanced. However, medical expenses have so far kept abreast of the advancement in medical procedures. While being extremely beneficial, the high research and development costs that brought the medical procedure to market is usually passed on to consumers....   [tags: Private, Family, Business] 1324 words
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Parenting Classes: Beneficial or Wasteful? - Parenting Classes: Beneficial or Wasteful. Parenting is defined by two definitions. The first definition states that parenting is simply the rearing of children. But can “parenting” be put in such simple terms. Taking care of a child is an overwhelming task for parents both young and older, all of which face similar challenges when it comes to raising kids. Parents should have basic knowledge of how to take care of their children from their early steps to them growing older. Parenting classes offer just that....   [tags: Raising Children, Parents, Taking Care]
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Planning, Planting and Taking Care of a Garden - As a child I remember my mother was always busy at work in her garden. It was full of lush red cherry and big boy tomatoes so, juicy and sweet that I could pick them right off the bush and eat it. I would eat so many of these lovely succulent round balls of red that my mouth would start to feel the pain from the acid in the tomatoes. She grew everything from a variety of vegetables so tasty to flowers so beautiful they would take my breath away. I could not wait for springs arrival, just to help her cultivate our summer gardens....   [tags: Plants, Vegetables, Herbs] 865 words
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Taking Care of Racial Diversity in Caregiving - Caregiving that is provided by the Japanese-Americans needs to be looked into more specifically to help identify cultural norms and integrate it into the health care being provided. Racial diversity is going to be increased significantly by the year of 2050. This means that the demands for racially diverse healthcare of elderly is going to be increased. “Japanese Americans have been reputed to have one of the longest life expectancies in the U.S. population” (Mokuau, 2010). Trends that are starting to change Japanese American care giving....   [tags: healthcare provisos for the future]
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Lesson Plan: Taking Care of the Environment - Description: Students will learn the importance to take care of the environment. They will gain knowledge on recycle, reuse, and reduce. They will also learn to be creative and to persuade other people around school and outside school for protecting the environment. Moreover, students will increase their vocabulary and critical thinking. Standards: Objectives: After explaining the importance to protect the environment, the student will create a presentation on how recycle influence the environment....   [tags: teaching tools] 525 words
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The Principle of Water Ethics - What is water ethics. Water ethics tells us that we are responsible for the existence of water. We are the ones that manage the water that surrounds us every day. Whether we value water or not it is still a huge part of the survival of our planet. We must first explain the purpose and importance of water. Why is it so important. Well healthy water carries nutrients and minerals that are beneficial to the human body. Our bodies depend on water to maintain good healthy body temperatures as well as supplying us with these nutrients and minerals....   [tags: taking care of freshwater resources] 694 words
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Taking Care of Outdoor Furniture Care for Winter - ... Hardwood furniture Hardwood furniture are the most durable. Eucalyptus, cumaru, roble and teak are the most commonly used wood for furniture manufacturing as they contain high levels of natural oils. The natural oils make the furniture naturally weather-resistant and can be left out. The only things you need to do to care for them are the following. At the start of winter, wash the furniture using a brush and soap water once. This process will clean the furniture and remove any unwanted growth on the furniture like algae or lichens....   [tags: tips, hardwood, softwood, plastic, metal] 552 words
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Taking Care of the Children-Personal Narrative - Taking Care of the Children-Personal Narrative Last year I was able to work with a group to teach others about issues dealing with the children of today. I was approached by a group to put on an eight-hour seminar that concerns children. No one was sure what they wanted except that it would be with a church group that had a day care that operated during the day. I decided to take on the project and began to do my research. The topic of children brings up a lot of different areas that you can go....   [tags: Papers] 367 words
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Captive Tiger Management Activity in Malacca Zoo and Surabaya Zoo - Tiger is a wild animal and usually thrives on the top of the food chain within its original ecosystem. They used the chasing feeding method, in which they chase their food. In the wilderness, the preys usually are large, hooved, and of high quality animals such as deer, antelope, or even horse in some cases. The term “tiger” are derived from the Latin word tigris, in which it mean “a spotted tiger hound of Actaeon” (Harper, 2014). This “big cat” falls within the genus Panthera, where some researchers suggest that it was derived from old French word “pantere” that mean “the yellowish animal”....   [tags: taking care of wildlife in captivity]
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RFID Technology for Library Management - In medicine, prevention is better than cure, and also in libraries good Preventive measures, particularly of storage and security should be on alert so as to prevent damage and missing books. The art of prevention is as old as human civilization. Since the innovation of writing, mankind has been faced with the problem of prevention. Documents have been existed in one form or the other and it is natural for man to attempt to securing, managing and preventing them from deterioration. Edoka (2000), say that “library emerged when the need arose to safeguard, exploit and utilize records of civilization”....   [tags: taking care of books]
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Taking Care of Animals: Kill Versus No-Kill Shelter - ... A no-kill shelter probably started as a wonderful idea, but was soon turned into a very bad thing. The idea of a no-kill shelter is that any animals that is well-tempered enough or healthy enough to be adopted out, would be. The negative aspect of no-kill shelters is that once they run out of room to place the animals, a few things start happening. When shelters are filled to capacity, they are forced to turn away animals in need. These animals that are turned away are left on the streets or in the hand or irresponsible owners who cannot properly take care of these animals....   [tags: pets, caretakers, animal cruelty]
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How Taking Care of the Mentally Ill Has Improved - ... The family decided to get a restraining order against him to keep their mother safe from him. Once he was left out of the hospital, he helplessly wandered the streets and was sent to jail for a period of time (Interlandi 3-4). After her father’s numerous stays in prison, threats to the family, and their failed attempts to persuade health professionals to keep him in the hospital longer, they took him to court again on a violation of the restraining order. He was found guilty and had a possibility of spending 90 days in jail, again....   [tags: drugs & electro convulsive therapy]
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Tips for Taking Care of Lower Back Injuries - ... Soaking in a warm tub with some soothing bubbles can work wonders when it comes to alleviating the discomfort you feel in your lower back. In fact, one of the key components to healing a strained lower back is to find ways to sooth the muscles, which the hot water of the bath can do wonderfully. You could even place some candles around the bath for some relaxing aromatherapy. 3. Get a massage. Lower back injuries require lots of massages, but overtime the muscles can start to knot up and cause the pain to get worse....   [tags: movement, massage, exercise ] 727 words
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Taking a Look at Foster Care - ... The second, emergency foster care, is one which provides crisis care and in which there would be no prior notice and could last anywhere from a few hours to 30 days. The third kind, regular foster care, seeks to provide temporary care until the child is placed back with their parents/guardians or another permanent living situation is provided. The fourth and final kind is called “Fos-Adopt”, where foster parents will provide care for children whom they would wish to adopt if they became legally free for adoption....   [tags: social services system] 1082 words
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Taking Care of All Whose Service Places Them in Harm’s Way - As Americans we all take jobs to support us from eighteen till the time we die; a job that gives a pension or a retirement plan for enjoying the golden years. Among those receiving retirement benefits are U.S Armed Forces veterans. However, these veterans who have fought for American freedom, the American dream that founded this great nation, are being cheated of their retirement benefits. Though the benefits are making progress in the past couple of years, it is slow and full of bylaws and prerequisites that are not clearly stated to veterans....   [tags: Military Issues]
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Nursing Homes and Assisted Living - With the aging population growing faster every year many families must make a difficult decision whether their loved ones should live in assisted living or nursing home facilities. I can relate because I made the decision to care for my mother at my home. Some people do not have the money or resources to care for their parent so they must live in a facility for health and safety reasons. These facilities are regulated by the state and federal government and these regulations protects the senior residents....   [tags: taking care of the elderly, senior citizen care]
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Taking a Closer Look at Care Ethics - Care ethics is a kind of ethics that evaluates which actions are right and which are wrong and is totally different from the other kinds of ethics. It is said to be proposed by the feminists in the twentieth century. Unlike the two other theories (Kantian ethics and utilitarianism) the care ethics doesn’t pay much attention to the question about justice. The main issue of this kind of ethics is the way we should response. In my opinion care ethics is accurate and effective and should be taken into account and used in people’s everyday life....   [tags: philosphy and morality] 660 words
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Sri Lanka's Naval Force - ... D/F (Medium Frequency Direction Finding) - provide a radio position fix for the up to 230 miles from the transmitters. To help coordinate investment strategy and limited resources, the Defence Ministry should authorize, identifies and prioritizes critical EW technologies over the next 10-15 years. e. Naval Air Wing. Most of the world navies possess with Naval Air Wing due to its numerous great advantage. Naval Air Wing can expand area of operating, can be utilized for SAR and in combat for various tasks....   [tags: taking care of the mother land, island nations]
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Taking a Look at Long-Term Care Insurance - ... Does the young adult plan on living in their home when they become elderly. Is the young adult willing to move to another state to gain assistance from a loved one. These are question make long-term care insurance appear to be a valuable and necessary option for a young adult. If you don’t have anyone, have to move in a nursing home or have to move closer to a loved one these are things that will include money in long term care services. What about those who feel there is no need for long term care insurance....   [tags: growing old] 2120 words
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Taking an Active Role in Health Care by Learning About Genetic Predisposition for Different Illnesses - ... Key concepts/terms: Single gene errors (X linked, autosomal, dominant, recessive) Karyotyping FISH PCR Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) Short tandem repeat (STR) Quotes: “With the development of new technologies for more accurate understanding of the genome and potential gene therapies, the detection of mutations has an increasingly central role in various areas of genetic diagnosis including preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), prenatal diagnosis (PND), presymptomatic testing, confirmational diagnosis and forensic/identity testing.” pg 386 “Since most hereditary disorders affect people at childhood ages, it is important for pediatricians to be familiar with genetic...   [tags: heredity, mutation, diagnosis] 1282 words
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Taking a Look at Nurse Fatigue - Nurse Fatigue In the recent past, nursing has come to the forefront as a popular career amongst students across the globe. The demand for nurses has kept increasing gradually over the years. In fact, the number of registered nurses does not meet the demand of the private and public health sector. This phenomenon has resulted in a situation where the available registered nurses have to work extra hours in order to meet the patients’ needs. With this in mind, the issue of nurse fatigue has come up as a common problem in nursing....   [tags: health care professionals] 1665 words
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Health Care: A Nation in Crisis - The United States of America is current facing a financial crisis of biblical proportions. The central to this crisis is the catalyst of health care costs. Most American’s spend over half of their yearly income on their health. Only a tenth of the nation’s population has health insurance and a chronic or prolonged illness can and does bankrupt people. Without a plan for the salvation of the national, as well as the citizen’s economic wellbeing, we all will go bankrupt. It will take the entire leadership of this nation, along with individual efforts is needed to prevent this catastrophe from coming to true....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Pursuing a Career in Health Care - When a patient walks in to visit the pharmacy they are making a decision about their health care. Patient’s health care decisions should not be limited to choosing their doctor or pharmacy, but should be extended to deciding how that doctor and pharmacist works with them to achieve their personal health goals. Pursuing a career in health care requires a commitment to a long-term formal education, a great deal of debt and a lifelong commitment to continuing education. After completing school a pharmacist has a well-developed set of tools for dealing with patient populations to help them manage their health care....   [tags: Health Care] 760 words
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Managed Care and Quality Improvement - Managed care is often seen primarily as a cost cutting initiative that is concerned with managing cost and cost only in the healthcare field. For this and a few more reasons managed care organizations face severe judging on the quality of care that they provide. When analyzed correctly, trends prove that managed care has in fact been very significant in determining and improving the quality of care. In this paper, elements such as the state and federal oversights over MCOs, voluntary accreditations, standardized performance indicators and examples of successful quality programs developed by MCOs will be used to prove this statement....   [tags: Health Care] 1296 words
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A New Health Care System - The cost of Heath care has been on the rise for decades in the United States and cost are still escalading. Whereas, cost controls in health care are the first issues that are addressed to find a solution. Hospital facilities have the largest cost in management and utilities in daily operation causing physicians to perform unnecessary producers and test to provide funds however, to maintain expenses. With new technology causing the population to live longer, this comes with a price to the consumer, paying higher insurance premiums, and health care....   [tags: Health Care] 1348 words
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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will cause a large influx of patients into the health care system. For a variety of reasons, this will change how the front-line health care personnel provide care. Nurses will expand his or her scope and territory of care. Front line providers will change to include more advanced practice nurses because of the national shortage of primary care providers ("Department Of Health And Human Services," 2014). No longer will they just practice in brick and mortar hospitals....   [tags: health care, ]
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Ethnic Inequality in Health Care - The purpose of this essay is to firstly give an overview of the existence of inequalities of health related to ethnicity, by providing some evidence that ethnic inequality in health is a reality in the society and include definitions of keywords. Secondly, I will bring forward arguments for and against on the major sociological explanations (racial discrimination, arefact, access to and quality of care) for the existence of health inequalities related to ethnicity. Thirdly, I would also like to take the knowledge learnt for this topic and brief outline how this may help me in future nursing practice....   [tags: Health Care]
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Home Health Care for Rural Seniors - Home Health Care for rural seniors is in high demand. Many seniors are in need of care givers to provide assistance with preparing meals, housekeeping duties, transportation, and companionship. Many seniors who live in rural communities often live alone. Some have children who have moved away to seek a better lifestyle while others live in the same rural community, but spend most of their time working and caring for their own families. Seniors who need Home Health care face issues of finding trustworthy and dependable providers....   [tags: Health Care]
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Taking a Look at Mental Disorders - ... That person must have two particular symptoms for a month including delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, or disorganized behavior. We see more a variety of symptoms with Houston who withdrew himself from his family and friends, hallucinated, became depressed, had repeated outbursts, slept for abnormal periods of time, and most alarming of all killed his father. Terri had similar symptoms like hallucinating that she was pregnant, talked to non-existent people, and had psychotic outbreaks....   [tags: social issues and medical care] 815 words
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German and Norwegian Elderly Care - ... (Statistics Norway, 2001) The Norwegians spends more per capita on caring for elderly than any other country in worldwide. Nearly 10 per cent of the annual budget goes towards providing of facilities and services to fulfill the government’s guarantee to its citizens that everyone will have a cost free private apartment post retirement in addition to the assistance and care that they might need. (Indian Journal of Gerontology (2013,). As the largest service sector, care for the elderly amounts to more than a quarter of the total municipal budget and is nearly 3 per cent of its GDP....   [tags: Retirement Homes, Care] 1389 words
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Taking a Look at Childminders - ... At noon, lunch is served for the children. The lunch served is usually a balanced and healthy meal. Furthermore, lunch time is usually a time for social interaction between the childminder and the children. After lunch, the children may be ready for sleep so the childminder helps them with that. While the children are asleep, the childminder fills out the children's daily diary. This will let her Mother know what they have been up to and it gives them time to reflect on what has been observed and what should be done next....   [tags: care workers analysis] 1230 words
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Delivering Care for Patients - This essay is a descriptive account of my experience caring for a patient with a variety of needs. The patient I will identify has the following chronic illness of schizophrenia, dementia, physical disability, poor hygiene. Therefore, please note that the patient conditions will be evaluated throughout. Because of confidentiality, I will abide by the Code of Professional Conduct (2008). As a registered nurse, you must respect people's right to confidentiality. I will refer my patient as Patient A....   [tags: Health Care, Nursing] 1130 words
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Taking a Look at the Mayo Clinic - ... John Noseworthy shares his insights on how Mayo clinic was able to maintain and achieve its success through various sense making ways (Berwick 200) and core competencies for the past 100 plus years. Dr. Noseworthy first discusses its organizational culture in placing utmost emphasis on its patients centered environment. As the CEO points out, Mayo clinic clearly cannot escape economic pressure and consolidating efforts that other health care institutions have been facing lately. Instead of simply emulating other institutions, its main focus remains to be around the patients....   [tags: present and future of health care] 630 words
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Long-Term Care and the Shortage of Nurses - This paper will review the many aspects of long-term care problems and many challenges there are within Long-Term care. We will look at rising costs within long-Term Care, patient abuse, will look at the quality of life, shortages of nurses and demand that the elderly are putting on the medical field. The type of care that Long-Term Care had been giving to its patients and the changes within Long-Term Care. Historic Development and Current State of Health Care Delivery There have been problems within Long-Term Care and many of these abuses were turned over to the patients, there was hardly any direction on how to handle Long-Term Care....   [tags: Who Will Care for Us?]
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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - ... The issue that has been discussed between peers have been that with many of the complications that the Affordable Care Act us facing and since many health care professionals are against the act, there may be a lower quality of care received from the medical staff. With many of the medical staff constantly being in communication with doctors and other professionals, the attitude they could sense could indirectly affect the patent. On the other side of that, as stated in the act, many patients will be receiving better quality of care because many of them were not receiving care to begin with....   [tags: Obamacare, health care policies] 877 words
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Is Health Care a Right or a Moral Responsibility? - With landmark reforms and scrutiny at the highest levels of government over the past few years, one thing is certain. America and her people are taking a good hard look at health care. It would be hard to argue that few people are unaffected by the use and access to this precious, lifesaving resource. But one thing has become apparent in the debates over the use of this resource; it seems that the national opinion about this resource is fractured into the competing ideas of many different groups....   [tags: Health Care Research Paper]
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Taking a Look at Medical Transcription - ... These reports are also useful for settling insurance claims.   The Medical Transcription Process On a patient’s visit to a doctor, doctor discuss patient’s various medical problems, symptoms, history, current medications, known allergies and other relevant information. Generally doctor performs a physical examination and may further suggest various laboratory and diagnostics tests to complete the diagnoses. Based on various findings, doctor prepares treatment plan and explains the same to the patient....   [tags: record keeping in health care] 1314 words
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How to Care for Aging Parents - The book, ‘How to Care for Aging Parents’ is authored by Virginia Morris and with a forward by Robert M. Butler. In up-to-date new edition, the author completely revised and expanded over 200 pages of the text, covering the emotional, the legal issues and procedures, the financial aspect of every kind, medical related issues, and logistical related issues in caring for the elderly. The author The author is an award winning journalist, Virginia Morris has devoted her career to research as well as writing about health care, political issues, medical research and related social issues for over two and half decades....   [tags: Virginia Morris, elderly, care, custody, guide]
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Taking a Look at Nursing - ... Without a set standard to enter into the practice of nursing, the risk of lower patient outcomes and lack of competency amongst other healthcare providers is inevitable. According to Blaney (as cited in Education for, 1983, p.3), the need for the baccalaureate degree in nursing as an entry-level requirement to enter the profession has a long-standing history. For more than half a century, nursing organizations have advocated for the baccalaureate degree in nursing to be the standard for entering into professional practice, but not much has changed....   [tags: health care professionals] 812 words
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Taking a Look at Pharmacists - ... Tobacco, sage and cedar were three commonly used medicinal herbs of the Native Americans. The Amazon Indians discovered a cure to Amoebic Dysentery with a medicine called ‘Ipecac’ which caused someone to vomit out the poisons from their bodies. This medicine is used for the same reasons today (Native American 1). Many of the world’s most popular pain-killing drugs used by pharmacists today comes from the opium poppy. The opium poppy has been grown since 3400 B.C in ancient Mesopotamia. It was called the “joy plant” by the Sumerians....   [tags: health care professionals] 2535 words
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Perceptions of Nurses Practitioners in Primary Care - Introduction: The purpose of this literature review was to understand the patient perceptions of nurse practitioners in primary care versus a medical physician in primary care. There is very little research that addresses patient perceptions of nurse practitioners delivering primary care versus medical physicians also in primary care. Due to the lack of research in this area, the focus of this literature review shifted to nurse practitioner and physician perceptions of nurse practitioners in primary care and patient outcomes....   [tags: Patient Population, Affordable Care Act]
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Taking a Look at Marico Egypt - ... There are also some weaknesses and one of them is that many false products are on sale under their brand names, also their products have a high competition from international brands. There is also another competitor that will compete with the company on this product which is Marico Egypt and its market share is also high in Egypt; Marico's launched in Egypt in 2006-07, when it obtained the local hair care brands-Fiancée and Hair Code next to their manufacturing services. Marico presently has a leading position in the hair fashion category, imposing a market share of more than 55%....   [tags: beauty care product company analysis] 617 words
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The Francis Report: Guidance for Taking Responsibility - In the late 2000s the healthcare commission began an investigation into the Mid Staffordshire Hospital, England. Concerns come to light because of the hospitals unusually high mortality rates. When the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust failed to provide an adequate explanation, the Healthcare Commission began a full-scale investigation. Years of unsatisfactory investigation eventually led to a full public inquiry, led by Robert Francis in 2010. The final report, published in 2013, is what has come to be known as The Francis Report....   [tags: Responsibility for patient care] 1771 words
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Problems Associated with Cost and Quality of Day Care - How does the cost of child care influence the decisions of mothers with young children. A large problem I have noticed with sub-optimal child care and high-quality child care are that they have an extreme variation in prices. Some people say that high-quality child care is more expensive then sub-optimal child care because of how well they take care of the children. The differences between the both of them; in some child care centers there are chances that the children may be harmed or that they are not being fed correctly, and in some cases not learning certain things to start pre-school....   [tags: Child Care, Childcare, Daycare] 1001 words
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ObamaCare - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - What exactly is ObamaCare. ObamaCare is “The unofficial name for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which was signed into law on March 23, 2010. Obamacare's health care reform offers Americans a number of new benefits, rights, and protections in regards to their healthcare and setting up a Health Insurance Marketplace where Americans can purchase Federally regulated and subsidized health insurance” (“What is ObamaCare/ What is Obama Care.", 1). In this paper I’m going to explore if ObamaCare is worth the risk....   [tags: Health Care Law]
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Health Care in the United States: An Evolving System - The decision on who to interview regarding changes in the health care industry was an easy one and timed just perfectly. My boss and friend for many years will retire in May 2016. I instinctively knew she would be happy to share the many changes in healthcare and the impact these changes have had on her professional career. Regina Slone has been practicing medicine for forty-one years. She is a Professor of Pediatrics, a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist and the Section Head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital....   [tags: Changes in Health Care]
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Should Children Take Care of Their Aging Parents - ... Caregivers do not know aging parents habits, therefore aging parents might not like caregiver service, so they feel sad .When people get older, their behavior changes, and they fell insecure; besides, they get angry quickly. At that moments especially elderly people might fall boredom and it is dangerous for them. Boredom is a slow and painful death; it can seem more like a silent killer. At this age, elderly parents fell more secure at home, and they always want to be with their children because they want more love and gratitude from their children....   [tags: nursing home, elderly, health care]
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The Quality of Care - There are many different types of care within the care sector and it is within these, that service users and carers form relationships. Using the studies from the Open University K101 ’An Introduction to Health and Social Care’ block one material, we read of some of these types of care; family carers in the case of Ann and her step-father, Angus, who suffers from Parkinson’s, and formal carers; with Anwar and his newly diagnosed diabetes with the primary and secondary services. Then there are those employed to work in the home such as carer’s employed by an agency like Somebody Cares....   [tags: Health Care]
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Sicko by Michael Moore: Disfunctional Health Care - ... Democracy is of the people by the people and for the people. Why did me leave in a nation of me not we. I have a goose bump watching this documentary when a woman whose husband was denied a kidney operation that could have saved his life and others who needed medical attention but were denied of it. According to the institute of Medicine, stated that lack of health insurance causes roughly 18,000 of Americans death unnecessary every year in the United State but I thought United State leads the world in spending on health care but their citizen are not all covered so sad to know....   [tags: health care insurance companies, democracy] 656 words
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The Corrupt Industry Called American Health Care - Being a healthy human is one of the most important aspects of life. The preservation of human health significantly affects the length, quality, and before anything else happiness of a person in their lifetime. Being healthy enables people to enjoy the fruits of their labor like raising children, growing old with a significant other, or attaining their dreams. Americans seem to understand this concept and indeed value health, some so much as to view health care as an inalienable right. The health care system should provide people with confidence in services provided, cutting edge reliable treatment, and should not cause bankruptcy and corruption....   [tags: more a moneymaking machine that health care]
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Quality of Care - Care always involves a relationship between the person receiving care and the person providing care. There are several types of care relationships which include care provided to family members, formal medical care (for example Primary and Secondary Healthcare) and care provided in Service User’s homes by Homecare Workers. This essay will focus on two types of care, namely, Primary Healthcare and Homecare. It will describe some of the skills involved which make the caring relationship successful together with how the quality of care can affect the relationship between the provider and the receiver....   [tags: Primary Health Care, Home Care] 1319 words
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Access to Quality Health Care - Despite the countless advanced in technology and the abundance of health care organization popping up all over the place, whether they are free standing clinics, hospitals, urgent cares or etc, many people still lack the ability to receive quality health care. This has become a concern throughout the world, but especially a more vocal concern for residents of the United States in the past few years. In this paper we will discuss the reasons preventing access to quality health care and how we can overcome the many obstacles that stand in our way to provide quality health care to many who lack it today....   [tags: Health Care]
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Psychological Aspect of Health Care - Critically evaluating the extent to which patient’s beliefs influence their experience and response to health care. Our personal beliefs influence our health behavior either positively or negatively. Health beliefs have been linked to uptake and have been measured using a number of models. For example, Bish et al. (2000) used the health belief model (HBM) and the theory of planned behavior (TPB) to predict uptake of a routine cervical smear test. Personal models refer to patients’ representations of their illness, and include knowledge, beliefs, experiences and emotions concerning their health condition (Petrie & Weinman, 1997; Skelton & Croyle, 1991)....   [tags: Health Care]
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End of Life Care - Grief is an acknowledgement that we loved someone, and the nature of our relationship with that person determines how we grieve. Grief is an exclusive process; one that is as different as the person experiencing it is. As Hospice volunteers we must respect each person’s individual grieving practices and refuse to give in to the temptation to advise others to follow our exact paths. Although those of us who have also experienced such loss can sympathize with other’s feelings, we must be attentive to the fact that they are mourning the loss of a relationship that was exclusively theirs....   [tags: Health Care ]
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We Must Change the American Health Care System - We Must Change the American Health Care System I came to the United States sixteen years ago. Being a European, I have watched with great interest and disbelief about the ongoing disagreements regarding a socialized health care system, which President Bill Clinton has proposed. I am a native of Poland and experienced positive benefits of socialized medicine, so I can't understand why some people are so negative towards changes in the health care program. Are we really happy with our current medical insurance....   [tags: Medical Care Insurance] 1404 words
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Health Care Reform - Former President Bill Clinton introduced a Health Security Proposal in 1993, which was his attempt for a fundamental reform of the American healthcare system (Longest, 2010). In January of 1993, Clinton announced that he would be putting together a team of experts to review the issue of health care cost and develop a plan to propose to congress (Bok, 1998). On September 22, 1993, Clinton then made a speech to Congress announcing this new health plan (Bok, 1993). In his speech, Clinton urged law makers to “Fix a health care system that is badly broken, giving every American health security-health care that is always there, health care that can never be taken away” (Bok, 1993)....   [tags: Health Care]
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Patient Protection with the Affordable Care Act - ... ACA extends its care to the disabled Americans and people with long term care needs. “The Affordable Care Act TITLE II states that it saves the taxpayer money by reducing prescription drug costs and payments to subsidize care for uninsured Americans." ("Affordable Care Act Summary", n.d) The third title “Improving the Quality and Efficiency of Health Care " aims to improve the quality of services provided to everyone, including patients in rural areas. This title focuses on controlling the cost of prescription drugs....   [tags: obamacare, insurance, health care] 1509 words
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Essential Care Needs in Nursing and Midwifery - ... Mallik M et al, (2009) suggests people with health conditions that make it hard for them to move, or bed bound are prone to getting pressure ulcers. In jenny’s case, she was confined to her bed. Therefore, there was a large amount of pressure on her sacrum, disrupting the blood supply. A consequence of such excess pressure is to reduce oxygen and nutrient supply, substantially increasing the risk of skin break down forming an ulcer. Jones D (2013) states that 30% of patients within the community are affected by pressure ulcers, reducing quality of life for patients and their carers....   [tags: health care professionals] 1257 words
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Obamacare: The Affordable Care Act - Health insurance, too many American citizens, is not an option. However, some citizens find it unnecessary. Working in the health care field, I witness the effects of uninsured patients on medical offices. Too often, I see a “self-pay” patient receive care from their doctor and then fail to pay for it. Altogether, their refusal to pay leaves the office at a loss of money and calls for patients to pay extra in covering for the cost of the care the uninsured patient received. One office visit does not seem like too big of an expense, but multiple patients failing to pay for the care they receive adds up....   [tags: Affordable Care Act, healthcare, health, insurance]
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Social Care Environment: Ethical Practice - When working in a social care environment, ethical practice plays a major part in every aspect of your work. This essay will explain what ethical practise is, how it affects the social care industry, and some examples as to how it could play an important role in daily work. Ethical practise is difficult to properly define. “Caseworkers, supervisors, and other staff should be guided by an overarching set of ethical standards that inform their decision-making and conduct when working with children, youth, and families....   [tags: Daily Role, Social Care]
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Care Coordination in the Health Care System - ... Client education is another essential in which collaboration is an absolute necessity. The health care professionals must understand everyone’s contributions to client education to execute their own plans. Also, information received by families and the client must be consistent and complete (Koch, 2014, p.436). Contribution to care coordination has always been a standard of competency for registered nurses. Registered nurses make coordinated care possible. Nurses educate patients and their families upon discharge, develop care plans based on the client’s needs and preferences, and do the best they can at facilitating continuity of care for patients across settings and among providers....   [tags: patients, physicians, nurses]
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Health Care Reform in the United States - “We will pass reform that lowers cost, promotes choice, and provides coverage that every American can count on. And we will do it this year.” The preceding is a powerful statement from the newly elected President Barak Obama. One of the main aspects of both political campaigns was health care reform. The above quote shows passion and encouragement, but the quotes about health care do not end there. Georgian republican gubernatorial candidate and health care policy maker John Oxendine expressed: “Their proposal would virtually devastate the private healthcare sector in this country along with competition and patient choice, by replacing it with bureaucratic planning and government control....   [tags: health care reform, President Barak Obama] 1872 words
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Racial Disparities in the United States Health Care System - Racial disparities in The United States health care system are widespread and well documented. Social and economic inequalities between racial minorities and their white counter parts have lead to lower life expectancy rates, higher infant mortality rates, and overall poorer health for people of color. As the nation’s population continues to become increasingly diverse, these disparities are likely to grow if left unaddressed. The Affordable Care Act includes various provisions that specifically aim to reduce inequalities for racially and ethnically marginalized groups....   [tags: the Affordable Care Act] 1264 words
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Sonographer-Patient Interactions in the Health Care Field - ... Quality of care given by a Physician is just one component of a patient’s health care experience. “There’s a temptation to think that the experience is all about the doctors, and all about the results, but everyone in the hospital has a really important role in the overall experience” (“The Importance,” 2013). Whether they wish to believe it or not; hospital staff at every level impact each patients overall health care experience. In sonography patient interaction begins with the initial patient information assessment and evaluation....   [tags: health care, patient, communication] 844 words
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Health Care Reform: Losing More Than You Think - President Obama has made healthcare reform a priority since the beginning of his presidency. Obama wants to implement a system similar to Medicare. As defined by Dictionary.com Medicare is: “a U.S. government program of hospitalization insurance and voluntary medical insurance for persons aged 65 and over and for certain disabled persons under 65”. This government based health insurance would still allow private insurance companies to stay in business. Another way Obama wants to change the health insurance companies is to expand coverage and improve the care given....   [tags: Health Care]
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