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Non-citizen Residents Should Have Voting Rights

- The right to vote for non-citizens has become an increasingly controversial topic due to the strong and often divisive opinions of permanent Canadian residents. The capacity to vote is one of the most important and valued freedoms granted to individuals. Although the acceptance of non-citizen resident voting is frequently encouraged in order to propel self-governing justice and immigrant inclusion, opponents claim that it is in a nation’s best interest to delay voting rights to non-citizens. According to this claim, by preserving voting rights to citizens, non-citizens would have the social responsibility to actively learn the essential community services and self-ruled obligations necessary...   [tags: politics, canadian residents, vote]

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The Ethical Issues Between Duties Of Care Vs. Autonomy Of Dementia Residents Living

- As nurses we owe a duty of care to our patients regardless of their race, status and age. In all our working life, we have to conduct our self in a way that is considered reasonable for someone in our position to do so. Reasonable conduct may be thought of as that which is acceptable, fair, honest, right and proper. However, this duty of care is questioned when it comes to dealing with preserving the autonomy of a person who is suffering from dementia in a nursing home. This research paper will focus on the ethical issues between duties of care vs....   [tags: Nursing, Ethics, The Residents, Geriatrics]

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Building A Therapeutic Relationship With The Residents

- I was able to build a therapeutic relationship with the residents at Sundial and explore DOH that impacts their health directly and indirectly. I assessed subjective and objective data and information gathered from Scott and Ty. The DOH that influences current health status of the residents are socioeconomic status, social support network, education and literacy, physical environment, health services, spirituality, childhood experiences, personal health and coping skills. In regards to social support network, the residents whom I talked to had support from their family and friends....   [tags: Health care, Health, Medicine, Public health]

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A Safe Environment For Wandering Residents

- To provide a safe environment for wandering residents, the health care providers face many challenges. It is a general premise that Information technology (IT) can address these challenges in enhancing health care services for wandering residents. The providing case study “Hacienda Home for the Aged” illustrates the issues of Hacienda Home regarding to the health of wandering residents. Hacienda Home is composed of a very active “Residence Council” and a very active and involved “Family Council”, and Maria Sanchez is its chief executive officer....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Healthcare]

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Issues of Fatigue in Medical Residents

- How would you feel if you knew that the doctor inserting the stent in your heart was on the 24th hour of his shift. Understandably so, most likely worried. Thoughts going through your head would definitely include what would happen if this doctor fell asleep or inadvertently caused a severe injury as a result of drowsiness. Unfortunately, these are realities that all patients who are treated in teaching hospitals face. Medical residents often work unimaginably long shifts, sometimes exceeding 24 hours....   [tags: risks, continuity of care, errors]

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Gentrification And The Old Residents

- Gentrification brings in money and good investments into poor neighborhood, but the money and investments does not help the old residents; it only helps real estate agents. Gentrification may also make the city safer and cleaner than before but it harms old residents. The idea of gentrification is bad because prices goes up and with prices going up, people are either losing their homes or businesses or both. Gentrification affects old residents and business in a bad way, which causes the old residents to leave because of the rich taking over....   [tags: Property, Wealth, Renting, Affordable housing]

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Ghostly Residents: The Tower of London

- The Tower of London is one of the most famous historical buildings in the world. Constructed by William the Conqueror in 1078, this grim, grey, and awe-inspiring tower, is the most haunted building in England. Perhaps the most well known ghostly residents of the Tower of London are the spirits of Anne Boleyn, Sir Walter Raleigh, The Princes in the Tower and among others. Founded nearly a millennium ago, The Tower of London has been expanded over the centuries. The first foundations built by William the Conquer have been constantly improved....   [tags: william the conqueror, prison]

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Communication Among Residents at Addison

- Communication Among Residents The residents of Addison are able to communicate with each other and stay updated on what is happening in the town by a monthly eNewsletter, social Media (Twitter and Facebook), and the local newspaper. Community Strengths and Citizens Perceptions of the Town Through talking with residents in various locations, Addison has proven to have many strengths. There is a variety of housing affordable for all families; balance of housing types, with 58 percent single-family homes, 9 percent townhomes, and 34 percent multi-family homes....   [tags: newsletter, senior, scam]

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A Survey On The Residents Of Kamehameha Nursing Home

- A survey was offered to the residents of Kamehameha Nursing Home. Eighty residents completed the survey and the analysis was completed using the response of the residents. The objective of the survey was to gather information about the causes and effects of falls, fall preventions barriers, possible strengths of the residents in the facility regarding falls, and the interest of the residents in different educational and fall prevention strategies. Participants were asked to response to various questions such as fall history, risk factors, attitudes towards falls, and preferred method for health information delivery....   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Patient]

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Unique Challenges Faced by Pediatric Residents

- Pediatric residents face unique challenges when learning to perform pediatric procedures due to anatomical, physiological, and behavioral differences. Procedural skills are an essential skill as new medical school graduates enter the patient care setting. Traditionally, this training has involved the “see one, do one, teach one” model. However, with the increasing focus on patient safety this is no longer acceptable. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requires pediatric residencies to provide sufficient training in 14 procedures (Table 1) and that residents should be monitored by the residency program for appropriate skill development....   [tags: pediatric program, acgme procedures, doctors]

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Immigration And Its Effects On Local Residents

- A few weeks ago, a picture about a dead Syrian Boy on the beaches of Turkey brought attention to the issue of migration. Governments have to consider how to limit migration trends because they think a large number of immigrants will lead to a terrible effect on local residents. Based on this point, some countries adopted some strategies to limit migration. They reduced some benefits and increased the difficulty to immigrants. Even some governments such as Japan government refuse to people to immigrate....   [tags: Immigration, Immigration to the United States]

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Tuberculosis in Hispanic Residents of San Diego

- TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a contagious and often-severe airborne disease caused by bacterial infection. TB typically affects the lungs, but it also may affect any other organ of the body. It is usually treated with a regimen of drugs taken for 6 months to 2 years, depending on the type of infection (NIAID, 2014). An estimated of one-third of population of the world is affected by tuberculosis. In 2012, an estimated 8.6 new million TB cases were identified worldwide while an estimated 1.3 million died from the disease (WHO, 2013)....   [tags: disease, lung, screening, testing]

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Juvenile Delinquency : A Big Concern For The Residents

- Juvenile delinquency rates have always been a big concern for the residents in Louisiana. The frequent controversy of the punishment for juveniles has cause much concern for the well being of the juveniles. The term juvenile is used to define children up to age seventeen. Courts often send juveniles to detention centers to constitute for their punishment for the crime they committed. But, the growing percent of juvenile delinquency in Louisiana has caused many additional struggles for juvenile....   [tags: High school, Secondary school]

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United States Has Rural Residents

- Imagine the ability to obtain healthcare services from almost anywhere in the world where you have access to a phone or computer. Now, imagine being able to provide nursing assessments, diagnosis, treatments, and recommendations to your patients from your home to almost anywhere in the world. Lauren Stokowski (2008) noted in her article that one fourth of the United States has rural residents. That number may appear small in comparison to the urban residences; however, rural residents have a tendency to to have “higher poverty rates, larger percentage of elderly, and tend to be in poorer health”....   [tags: Nursing, Patient, Nurse, Illness]

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The Quality of Life for the Residents of Canterbury

- The Quality of Life for the Residents of Canterbury Introduction For this Investigation I have decided to study the City of Canterbury. Canterbury is in the South East of England, and is fairly close to both London and the port of Dover. In this study I aim to address the Key Hypothesis: 'The Quality of life for the residents of Canterbury is affected by their location within the city' along with the sub-hypotheses - 1. The age of housing gets younger towards the edge of the city....   [tags: Papers]

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Nursing Home Residents Perception On Therapeutic Alliance

- Nursing Home Residents Perception on Therapeutic Alliance Over the years, the amount of research has increased especially for individuals in nursing home dealing with depression. Current research has demonstrated that the prevalence of depression in nursing homes has been consistently high (Llewellyn-Jones & Snowdon, 2007, p. 629). However, current research has been done in order to determine the perception of the nursing home resident on depression. Even though healthcare workers fail to recognize depression in nursing home residents, nursing home residents with depression should seek treatment such as cognitive-behavioral-therapy for the sake that nursing home residents with depre...   [tags: Suicide, Bipolar disorder, Nursing home]

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Technology Infrastructures for Healthcare Access to Rural Residents

- Given the recent passage of the heath care bill, and complicated language within the bill it is unclear if electronic health records (EHR) systems will be mandatory. Nonetheless, research indicates that electronic Health Records improve patient safety and satisfaction. However, the implementation cost of this process is significant. Memorial Hospital in Wyoming, a 99 bed hospital, implemented a full electronic medical records system in 18 months at a cost of $2 million dollars. Memorial Hospital did have a successful implementation and was able to stay within budget and on-time (“Lessons Learned”, 2009)....   [tags: Health, Health Care Bill]

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Residents of Distressed Appalachian Counties are at a Substantial Risk For Diabetes

- Introduction: Appalachia is a 205,000-square-mile region of the Unites States that follows the Appalachian Mountains from southern New York to northern Mississippi [Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), 2009a]. (Figure 1) Appalachia includes all of West Virginia and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Appalachia consists of 420 counties. It has a population of approximately 24 million; 42 percent of the region's population is rural, while 20 percent of the national population is....   [tags: Health]

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Healthcare : Improving The Health Status Of All Candemn Residents

- Today healthcare cost is constantly rising. It is important to ensure that patient 's health are maintained and supported outside the clinical settings such as their homes and communities. Healthcare organizations play an important role in serving people to provide an effective health care and improve the patients ' outcome. They focus on activities and strategies to provide a high quality care for many communities. This is their way of helping people and their community healthy. Organizations have a way of improving the patient 's outcome through monitoring of patients especially those who have high medical needs....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health, Health disparities]

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The Awareness of Residents of Islamabad about Energy-Efficient Buildings

- This paper is aimed to find out the awareness level among the residents of Islamabad about energy-efficient buildings. Also, how other important variables such as income level, age, education background, status, price of such buildings, etc affect this awareness level. Awareness is defined as the level of alertness. For this purpose, different countries have been studied. A brief overview of the similar studies is given below. A study conducted in Sweden showed the two methods for saving energy are through investment measure and changed behavior....   [tags: environment, education, cost]

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Immigrants Have Threatened The Job Opportunity For Residents

- Camarota (2007, p.1), a director of the Immigration Studies Center, reports the data from Census Bureau, the United States department of commerce, there are 1.6 million legal and illegal migrants come to the U.S annually. Camarota goes on to say that the immigrants now take up one-eighth of the total population, who are residing in the U.S. Namely, the number of immigrant population with a rapid growth. While immigration could positively impact on the culture of the host country, it is no denying that aliens must reduce the work opportunity for native, increase the cost of the host country, and trigger social unrest....   [tags: Immigration, Human migration, Population, Welfare]

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The Negative Impact of Spring Break on the Local Residents of Popular Tourist Destinations

- Tourism has a profound ripple effect on the local residents’ incomes and daily routines at a popular tourist destination by directly or indirectly influencing their everyday quality of life. (Wall & Mathieson, 2006, p.227). Local economies transform to fit the demands of tourists rather than the demands of the locals. The local economy may benefit from tourism with the increase of employment and trade opportunities, financial investments, as well as improvement in infrastructure. On the other hand, tourism can give the local economy a black eye with increases in crime, prostitution and illegal drug activity....   [tags: Tourism Development Essays]

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Difficulties faced by residents of Canada who do not have perfect command of English

- The dramatic increase in non-British immigrants into Canada each year has led to an overwhelming growth in the number of residents who do not have perfect command of English. Analyses of data from the 2006 Census on immigration and citizenship, conducted by Statistics Canada, showed that 70 percent of the foreign-born population does not speak English or French as a first language (Citizen and Immigration Canada, 2007). Most of these immigrants speak a first language other than English, and a majority is always not able to communicate effectively in English....   [tags: Language]

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The Netflix Original Series Between Follows Residents Of The Town, Pretty Lake

- The Netflix original series Between follows residents of the town, Pretty Lake. In fact, people who are over the age of 21 living in this small town begin dying with no explanation. As a result, the government decides to quarantine the town, leaving residents trapped. We meet Chuck, a spoiled rich kid and captain of the school hockey team. For one thing, he is seen joyriding and ends up almost running over brothers Ronnie and Pat Creeker. When they catch a glimpse that Chuck was the one driving, Pat goes to Chuck’s house to confront him about the damage Chuck has caused, and how he needs to pay for it....   [tags: Black Death, Bubonic plague, Death, Plague]

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Medieval Urban Life And Milieu From Common Residents ' View Points

- In the middle ages, common residents and poor people experienced completely different lives comparing with lordships and patricians. Many historians paid more attention to nobles and magnates. However, common people were majority and they played very important roles in urban society. This essay will look at medieval urban life and milieu from common residents’ view points. Different classes definitely had their own benefits which related closely to their everyday lives and social conflict between them occurred inevitably....   [tags: Wealth, Poverty, Working class, Social class]

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Chronic Diseases Are Impacting Duval County Residents At Alarming Rates

- Duval County is comprised of urban, suburban and pockets of rural areas. The county is divided into six health zones (HZ) which differ demographically and economically and consistently showed large health disparities in the Community Health Status Assessment. Duval County’s population is 61% white, 29% black, and 10% other races with more than 7% of the population having Hispanic ethnicity (Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan , 2012). HZ1 has the largest percentage of minority population (81%), while only 16.0% of the residents of HZ6 are minorities....   [tags: Health care, Health economics, Medicine]

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Community Gardens : A Common And Sought After By Many Residents And City Officials

- Community gardens are becoming more common and sought after by both residents and city officials because they provide a variety of functions within a community that society values. These gardens are often promoted as having economic advantages, providing health benefits, offering educational opportunities, and reducing food deserts. In particular, community supported agriculture theoretically could address inequalities about food security by increasing accessibility to fresh produce. However, whether community gardens actually promote food equity in the same way or if diverse socioeconomic areas share similar perceptions of these gardens is uncertain....   [tags: Gardening, Food security, Community building]

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Research Study : Exercise Program For Nursing Home Residents With Alzheimer 's Disease

- Group Quantitative Critique This critique analyzes the research study, “Exercise Program for Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease: A 1-Year Randomized, Controlled Trial”, by Rolland, Pillard, Klapouszczak, Reynish, Thomas, Andrieu, Riviere, and Vellas (2007). The elements of this study that were critiqued are the research question, hypothesis, study variables, literature review, population and sample, ethical issues, procedures for data collection and analysis, and findings and conclusions....   [tags: Nursing home, Activities of daily living]

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Maternal Attitudes Towards Breastfeeding and the Feeding Pattern Among Bolivian Residents

- The cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate the relationship between the mothers attitudes and her family towards breastfeeding and the feeding pattern among Bolivian residents. It was found that neither the attitudes of the mothers, grandmothers or the husbands would influence the infants feeding patterns. The mothers wh0 received antenatal education breastfed their child for longer duration. Health education by the hospital personnel was associated with less use of infant formulas.54.2% of the sample felt that breastfeeding is good and 45.6%of the mothers stated that it was very good....   [tags: Health]

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How Black Chicago Residents Have Used Communal Christian Institutions

- My project investigates how black Chicago residents have used communal Christian institutions to engage with environmental issues, and the ways their perspectives differ from conventional environmentalism. This inquiry is set from the late 1960s to the early 2000s. I chose this range because I am interested in describing how the African-American Civil Rights movement, especially from 1954 to 1968, contributed to the founding of churches that currently promote minority participation in discussions about the environment....   [tags: Environmentalism, Environment, African American]

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Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man

- Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man       I am a sick man.... I am an angry man. I am an unattractive man. [...] I don't understand the least thing about my illness, and I don't know for certain what part of me is affected. I am not having any treatment for it, and never have had, although I have a great respect for medicine and for doctors. [...] No, I refuse treatment out of spite. (Dostoevsky 1864: 17)   Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote these words around 1864 to describe the mental state of a hyperconscious retired bureaucrat whose excessive analysis and inability to act separate him from the mainstream of the society in which he lived....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Psychological Effects of Dormitory Architecture and Layout on Residents

- The Psychological Effects of Dormitory Architecture and Layout on Residents For many students, part of the experience of going to college is living in university housing. With so many young people living in such facilities, it is certainly worth investigating how they affect their denizens from a psychological perspective. It is established that one's environment is a major determinant in one's emotional and mental state. This paper will focus on architectural elements, such as floorspace, room layout, and occupancy levels of University residence halls, and how said design elements enhance or impede human interaction and individual moods....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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The Principles Of Fidelity And Responsibility

- In the Covenant House, The general principle of Fidelity and Responsibility means that the agency will depend on their staff to lead in the proper way of showing others how to work together. The ethical general principle of Fidelity and Responsibility is not met because of the way the staff conducts themselves the general principle of Fidelity and Responsibility is not met because of how the staff member’s job are dealt out.. The Fidelity and Responsibility principle states that to understand their roles in the agency and what the agency expects from them....   [tags: Business ethics, Ethics, The Residents]

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Empowerment Theory And The Women 's Shelter

- Question #1: Empowerment Theory & the Women’s Shelter Empowerment theories are most commonly used in a context where victims are experiencing a form of oppression. For victims to recover and produce change in their lives, they must feel as though they have the power and resources to do so. In this paper, empowerment theory within a women’s shelter is explored and analyzed. Specific organizational changes are offered based off a study which highlighted the importance of creating a culture within the organization that will support an empowerment-based program....   [tags: Empowerment, Sociology, Management, The Residents]

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Tourism in Hawai’i and Charleston, South Carolina: Helping the Economy or Putting Strain on Residents and the Environment?

- There has been intense controversy in regards to Hawai’i and Charleston, South Carolina’s strong dependence on tourism as a means to help stimulate their economies. On an economic standpoint, there has been substantial support in regards to the benefits tourism has had in helping to sustain economic revenue in both areas (Blair, 2010; Frampton, 2010; Smith, 2010). Environmentalists, however, are becoming concerned about the posed environmental effects caused by the increase in tourism to Hawai‘i, while those of whom call Charleston home feel as if they are being plagued by an overrun of tourists to the area (Bly, 2010; Conrow, 21)....   [tags: Economics ]

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Lakewood Nuring and Rehabilitation Center: A Personal Narrative

- Living in this place is more enjoyable in ways that people realize. I took it upon myself to move here after a heart attack had left me incapable of living by myself. My children, and grandchildren worried about me falling and they had to check on me every day, becoming a burden to them. So I sold my house and most of my non-personal belongings and moved here. The name doesn’t even hide the fact of what it is, Lakewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. This is where I will spend the rest of my life....   [tags: home, hospital, residents, retirement]

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Alarm From Long Term Care Facilities

- Alarm Use in Long-Term Care For years, patient safety alarms have been one of the main tools used for preventing patient falls, especially in the long-term care facilities. Many of the people that reside in long-term care facilities are considered to be a fall risk, and the use of alarms may help staff intervene before a patient ends up in the floor. Recent research has shown that the use of alarms, however, may actually be the cause of falls, leading to the conclusion that alarms may cause more harm than good....   [tags: Nursing, Healthcare, Care of residents]

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The Relationship Between how Citizens Engage the State and the Condition of Service Delivery They Encounter in Their Everyday Lives as Residents of Kh

- 1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM The central problem addressed in this study is to analyse and describe the relationship between how citizens engage the state and the condition of service delivery they encounter in their everyday lives as residents of Khayelitsha. Incessant so-called service delivery protests across South Africa grabbed media headlines in 2005, many which turned violent. A number of diagnosis were put forward for this rather abrupt manner of remonstration against government especially immediately after the 2004 election which the ANC won a resounding majority of nearly 70% of the votes cast....   [tags: Government]

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A Report On The Reduction Of Action

- reduction in effort. These findings suggest introducing AHR without behavioral modification is unlikely produce sustained increased HH adherence. Petit et al.’s (2000) and Pogorzelska and Larson’s (2008) findings of physician nonadherence are consistent with Semmelweiss’ and Holmes’ 1847 findings. Despite the overwhelming research in the literature review, Erasmus et al. (2009) found physicians perceived a lack of evidence for the importance of HH in preventing HAIs. This suggests concentrating educational efforts toward physicians may produce the greatest improvement....   [tags: Hygiene, Health care, The Residents]

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Evaluating The Capabilities Approach Still Challenging

- “Relevance may demand that we take on board the inherent complexities of the idea of the living standard as fully as possible, whereas usability may suggest that we try to shun complexities if we reasonably can” (Sen 1987). Operationalizing the capabilities approach remains challenging yet absolutely critical if we are to use it to judge policies. Brandolini and D’Allesso provide an in-depth example of how to convert Sen and Nussbaum’s Capabilities to variables that can be measured (1998). They discuss the empirical challenges of defining well-being, as well as the challenges of finding appropriate data to do this type of measurement....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, The Residents]

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I Don 't Be A Rant

- I don’t mean this to be a rant, but this has gotten way out of control. The amount of things the residents have told me this past weekend are beyond me. I don’t know how serious you are about the drug problem. But my patience is pretty near done. I’m tired of my residents, and residents I don’t even know coming to me to complain about it. I had to deal with it last year, and I know what a pain it is. It’s not right that they should have to deal with the actions of others. Not to mention it’s creating an extremely hostile environment....   [tags: Need, Want, WANT, The Residents]

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A Brief Note On Gulf Coast Restoration And Its Effects On The Oceans Ecosystem And Local Residents

- Weeks, Jennifer. "Gulf Coast Restoration."CQ Researcher. 26 Aug. 2011: 677-700. Web. 22 Apr. 2015. This source is a scholarly article, featured on CQ Researcher. The author specializes in writing educational articles pertaining to the environment, science, and technology. Additionally, she has composed articles for over fifty magazines and websites, including The Washington Post and Popular Mechanics. Based on these credentials, I believe she has authority on this topic. Her article targets multiple audiences due to its general nature....   [tags: Petroleum, Oil spill, Ocean, BP]

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Review of Stokers Siding's Community Hall

- Our project was about Stokers Siding’s community hall, also known as Stokers Siding/ Dundible hall along its centennial history. The aim was to compile the social narrative, analyze how Stokers Siding’s villagers think about this hall, and find out how the hall fits into the community’s strategic plan. Our group wants to make a timeline for Stokers Siding’s community hall, including when it was built, its different turning points, the activities that had been held there, and how the village residents think about it....   [tags: activities, socializing, residents]

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My Passion For Serving The Community

- As a resident of the Setters Leadership and House FIG, my passion for serving the community has grown even more. I view my RA as a leader in the community—a person that I can entrust and seek if I ever need help. Those who currently uphold a RA position in the residence halls that I have built relationships with have inspired me to become a RA. The RAs that I got to know helped me adjust to the different environment here at Pace. With that difficult transition from Hawaiʻi to New York, I know how it feels like to be culture-shocked....   [tags: College, Dormitory, Education, The Residents]

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The Power of Urbanization in China

- Recently, urbanization has become the leitmotif of the Chinese policymakers. Thus, during the meeting between Li Keqiang, Chinese Prime Minister, and Jim Yong Kim, Governor of the World Bank in November 2012, Li Keqiang said that urbanization "represents the greatest potential for growth in the coming years". For the current Chinese rural residents who eventually become urban residents, this urbanization allows them to get jobs and also increase their salaries as dynamic cities offered a lot of opportunities, especially in construction (Lecture 9)....   [tags: rural, urban, residents, economy]

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What country should Samsung expand into?

- Arnold Schwarzenegger said in his speech at the Republican National Convention in 2004, “Everything I have, my career, my success, my family, I owe to America.”, meaning that he was able to be where he was then as the Governor of California because of his choice to move to America in 1968. Samsung should expand its business into America corresponding to Schwarzenegger’s words. Samsung employees will want to move to America and not China or Iran because of the consideration of the citizen’s rights by the Bill of Rights and the propitious laws that provide impartiality to the people....   [tags: rights, residents, government, laws]

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Physical Characteristics Of Bay Village

- Physical Characteristics Bay Village is a beautiful city situated right on the coast of Lake Erie. The housing is in good condition, with variations of new high-end houses and older well-kept houses; there is a great balance of the two. Most of the newer more expensive houses line the lake, while the average houses are found in the inner city neighborhoods. All of the houses, old and new are maintained nicely. Commercial areas are located within walking distance of many residential areas, and include mostly local stores....   [tags: City, Community, Demographics, The Residents]

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My First Love Internal Medicine

- “ You are faking it, I know you don’t have a stomachache”, my mother would say to me when I try to tell this was the reason I cannot go to school. Many a times, I wondered how could she tell I was faking them. One day I asked her the same. Her answer was really interesting to learn and which still resonates in me. She told me,” Your eyes speaks a different story” My mother then explained, she would understand that my stomachache was just an excuse for not going to school. My mother taught me to probe more into the circumstances to get a better explanation to your outcome....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Porphyria, The Residents]

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West Virginia and Washington State

- The Pacific Northwest combines the best of abundant natural beauty with cosmopolitan flair. From the peaks of the Cascade Mountains to the emerald lowlands of Puget Sound to Seattle's eclectic port-city charm, the state of Washington offers a vibrant mix of urban and rural settings. LoopNet puts the vast northwest within your reach. The easternmost portion of Washington houses Spokane, a city of a quarter of a million residents that's only a few minutes from the Idaho border. Spokane is close enough to the Cascades to make it an attractive tourist destination, especially for ski trips....   [tags: Geography, Description, Residents]

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Definitions of Tourism and Tourists

- According to Smith (1988), an author of a specialist dictionary on tourism, the word ‘tourist’ was reportedly introduced in 1800 and the word ‘tourism’ in 1811. However, what exactly is tourism. Who are tourists. Regardless of the fact that both terms have now been part of the English language for over two centuries, there is still no universally acknowledged effective definition for either. For over many decades, researchers and practitioners have produced many precise definitions for both ‘tourist’ and ‘tourism’ but no definition of either term has become widely recognised....   [tags: Travel, Non-residents]

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Organizational Case Study : Liberty Nursing Center

- Organizational Case Study - Liberty Nursing Center, Oxford – Sunaina Rana 1) Mission, structure and services “Our goal each day is to help every resident achieve the highest level of independence and wellness possible.” Liberty Nursing Center is a profit-oriented nursing center, one of the 17 communities, owned and managed by ‘Liberty Health Care Corporation’. The mission of LNC states ‘Enriching lives, promoting good health and serving with compassion’. The mission statement therefore aims to build a real community to enrich the lives of residents, dedicated to meeting the personal needs of all the residents to promote good health and to achieve the highest level of independence and w...   [tags: Nursing, Nursing home, Care of residents]

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Sample Resume : ' Xyz Rest Home '

- XYZ rest home was established in 1974 in Epsom. This is fully registered Eden Alternative and offer high quality services, significant activities and loving companionship. XYZ rest home welcomes both subsidised and fee paying private residents (Elizabeth Knox Home & Hospital, 2014 a). It is divided in different departments like Kauri, Karaka, Kowhai, Rimu, Totara and Nikau house. This home is for young people and elder people who are suffering from physical disability. Approximately 200 residents are currently staying in XYZ rest home (Elizabeth Knox Home & Hospital, 2014 b)....   [tags: Nursing, Care of residents, Nursing home]

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An Individual 's Life That Plays A Role For Social, Economics, Physical, And Environmental Determinants Of

- There are many different factors that take place in an individual’s life that plays a role in how they live. It is important to be familiar with those factors that are found in the communities, because those factors can either be causing good health or harm to individuals (WHO, 2016). This paper will discuss the factors contributing to social, economics, physical, and environmental determinants of health in a community known as, Vista Alegre. Social Determinants Social determinants include factors, which involve an individual’s health condition pertaining to their way of living (Healthy People 2020, 2016)....   [tags: Health, Public health, The Residents, Nutrition]

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An Article On Brain Health And Stress Management

- As the newly appointed Activity Director at New Age, my initial approach to activities would be to maintain a focus on health promotion. Although health promotion sounds like a vague target, the suggested activities must be very specific in order avoid overlapping with any already offered amenities. For example, fitness classes may be a common activity offered throughout communities. During my first week I would choose to conduct a review of the already existing activities. Certainly I would not want to discontinue something that residents enjoy....   [tags: Gerontology, Ageing, Old age, The Residents]

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America 's Capital And Multi Culture Metropolis

- Some people enjoy machines with smooth, bold lines crafted with some of the finest materials ever exist by some of the world’s finest craftsmen, powered by ground shaking V8s, howling V10s or roaring V12s. It is a symphony and art for some, but not everyone agrees. Some deem the engine sounds annoying, and these machines traveling at triple digits dangerous. This practice has become a nuisance in the district of Chelsea and Kensington. The wealthy from the Middle East head to London every summer as a getaway from the desert heat and religious rules before heading back home for the holy month of Ramadan....   [tags: Law, Property, Middle East, The Residents]

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Graduation Speech : College For A Service Project

- As I departed Saint Vincent College on May 5th, 2016, en route to my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, a bittersweet feeling encompassed me. I had just finished my freshman year on a strong note, attaining high grades and participating in a plenitude of clubs and activities. Moreover, I bonded well with my roommates, Thomas Fitzsimmons and Michael Sterling (yes, I was in the famous triple), and I met an incredible group of friends who support each other to this day. At the same time, I was ready to be home with my family and enjoy the summer break....   [tags: High school, Education, College, The Residents]

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The Long Term Care Setting Of Nursing Homes

- “Behind every great nurse there is a running CNA.” This statement is true, however only in the long-term care setting of nursing homes. Certified Nursing Assistants/Aides can be found in different settings, as well. Such as, hospice environments, and the homes of those seeking home healthcare. In each environment, CNA’s are important to the patients receiving their care. To become a CNA, students must undergo training. In Iowa, training consists of 75 hours of class time, and additional time spent during clinicals....   [tags: Nursing, Care of residents, Nursing home]

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The Screen Process For Volunteer Work At Brookdale

- The screen process for volunteer work at Brookdale took a week. The screening process consisted of a credit and criminal background test, an interview, and a drug test. I would have thought I was applying for a paid position. Volunteers also have to write a paragraph on why you would like to be a volunteer and your volunteer experience. I know the screen process is important, because it protect the rights and the safety of senior residents, so I was more than will to complete the process. On May 28th, 2016, I and five other volunteers showed up at Brookdale Lake Arlington nursing home and assistant living community....   [tags: Nursing home, Nursing, Care of residents]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Notebook '

- The film “The Notebook” is a love story set in the late 1930’s. A resident Duke reads a story to another nursing home resident, the story is always the same story from a notebook. It is the same story that duke reads to the older woman every day. The story being read by Duke to the other resident is about, Allie who is a wealthy seventeen year old young woman beginning her college career. Allie vacationing for the summer in Seabrook South Carolina, meets Noah a local worker. They go to a carnival, and they have an instant love connection....   [tags: Nursing, Care of residents, Nursing home]

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Why I Am A Good Nurse

- I hold many titles for a young woman of my age, 28 to be exact. I am the proud mother of a beautiful little girl, and the happy wife to her father. They are my reason to get up every morning and go to sleep every night, but having just them in my life would not be enough for me. I have a passion that burns so deep within my soul that it defines who I am and that is a nurse. Nursing is the one constant in my life that I excel in. I do not have room for doubt within my job, for doubting only leads to failure, and failure is not an option in my line of work....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing home, Care of residents]

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Solid Waste Management in Detroit

- The article is this study explains how voters in Detroit, Michigan rejected a proposal to turn solid waste collection over to a private entity to obtain a contract to haul waste for the city. The city currently has 224 employees and out of that 166 are drivers and helpers (Carrol, 2013). The city wants to switch to privatization is because residents are receiving curbside services under the private company known as Republic Services. Detroit is one of the largest cities to enter the privatization issue and the city would like to propose a resolution to split to both private and public companies....   [tags: private, public, residents, curbside, services]

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Service Learning Project : Nursing Home Facilities

- Service Learning Project When you think of nursing home facilities, what comes to mind. The smell, looks of despair or maybe the loneliness. I don’t think enough adjectives exist to describe what is seen or felt among visitors or residents. Driving up to a nursing home is an experience in itself. Nothing can really prepare you for the expectations your mind has set. Everyone should have some sort of standard they would want for their loved ones. Growing up, I spent countless hours at different nursing home facilities....   [tags: Nursing home, Nursing, Care of residents, Family]

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The Campaign On Social Media

- though, which handles insurance for military retirees, employer groups and Medicare beneficiaries.” Another entry that can be found on http://burnedoverdistrict.blogspot.com portrays Humana favorably, and takes a stance against republicans. The blog post says “keeping people in the dark is the Republican strategy and what they don 't know can hurt them very badly.” The news stories and blog posts over the campaign were relatively easy to find meaning a great deal was published over it. Facebook and Twitter were used to spread awareness about the campaign on social media....   [tags: Twitter, Social media, Health care, The Residents]

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Female Depression among Group Home Residents

- A greater insight into female depression could lead to improvements in group home settings. Specifically with a focus on youth (ages 12-17), the relationship between experience in the justice system will be gathered and interpreted with emotions and symptoms of depression. Critically exploration of the relationship between females who experience symptoms of depression and the justice system using respondents who reside in group homes will lead to a greater understanding of the causes and services that could be made available....   [tags: Social Psychology]

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Personal Statement : My Goals

- Part of my mission statement includes, living life to the fullest and impacting as many people in life as possible along the way. No one’s been able to prove if there’s a god, or a purpose to this crazy thing called life. To help me sleep at night or feel comforted when things get tough I like to believe that each person has a course we are all meant to be on. I would hope when I become a care aide there are many of my peers out there that are doing there best to care for others and treat their clients with respect as I intend to....   [tags: Care of residents, Nursing home]

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United States Taxation on Worldwide Income

- In recent years, the United States has increased enforcement of non-resident tax liability, generating debate surrounding the U.S. moving towards a territorial model of taxation. An increasing number of Americans living abroad are renouncing their citizenship. According to the U.S. Treasury, 1,781 Americans gave up citizenship in 2011. Contrast that with 742 in 2009 and 278 in 2006 (McKinnon 2012). Corporations also bear the burden. In 2008, 12 percent of all federal revenues came from corporate income taxes, of which about half was paid by multinational corporations reporting foreign income (CBO)....   [tags: non-residents, tax liability, taxation]

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Inpatient Benefits Of Inpatient Skilled Nurse Facilities

- The inpatient setting discussed in this paper is the inpatient skilled nursing facility. The inpatient skilled nursing facility that I chose, provides sub-acute inpatient skilled nursing services. In inpatient skilled nursing facilities some of the services are rehabilitation services, social work, social intervention, and psychological services. The personnel hierarchy of inpatient skilled nursing facilities includes administrators, the admission director, and the business office manager. The ancillary staff includes the human resource manager, physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapist, speech pathologists, dietary manager, and environmental services....   [tags: Nursing home, Nursing, Patient, Care of residents]

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The 's Explanatory Model Of Illness

- For the purpose of this family interview, I have decided to ask three questions that are based on Kleinman’s Explanatory Model of Illness (Kleinman, Eisenberg, & Good, 1978), and it’s relevance to the family’s circumstance. Names have been changed due to confidentiality reasons. I began to ask the question of “how do you think your mother’s diagnosis of lung cancer and dementia impacted you and your family?” (Kleinman et al., 1978). The eldest daughter, Lisa stated that in her culture it is expected for children to take care of their parents in older age, as her parents took care of her when she was young....   [tags: Family, Mother, Care of residents]

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Analysis of Global Cities

- Introduction Sassen (2001) defines a global city as one within which “the linkages binding a city have a direct and tangible effect on global affairs through socio-economic means”. Sassen emphasises the ‘global’ importance of these cities. However, we must study the individual locations this global entity consists of, in order to fully understand the whole; something we have endeavoured to achieve through a focus on the districts of Shoreditch and Hoxton. To begin our report, we will first outline our research methodologies....   [tags: Industrial, Occupational, Income, Residents]

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The Health Care Field For An Orthopedic Center

- Since I have been in the health care field for over nine years as a Radiographic technologist in an orthopedic center. I have seen many older patients receiving poor quality of care after surgery, especially from a nursing home. One incident that still plays in my mind till this day is a patient that has been seeing our doctor Mr. Gonzalez for years for chronic back pain. Mrs. Brown was a single but very social and active 62 year old women, until one day walking her dog, she slipped, fell and broke her hip....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing home, Care of residents]

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Remarks For Analytics Improvements : Report

- Company Name: Adelaide Nursing Home Remarks for Analytics Improvements: Comparing August to October across 2014 and 2015 we can see that there has been neither a dramatic increase nor decline in the number of users visiting the website. The average duration per session has remained stable at around 2 and half minutes. The Bounce Rate however has grown around 8% in 2015 compared to the same time in 2014. Most of your users are coming in through your Career landing page as opposed to your services section where you have expressed is the aspect of your organisation that needs to grow....   [tags: Care of residents, Nursing home, Google]

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Leadership Ethics and the Disruptive Resident

- Leadership Ethics and the Disruptive Resident My ethical dilemma occurs daily in the long term care environment (LTC). When residents behaviors are disruptive to staff and other residents in the facility, the solution is to give medications to quiet them down. Is this the right thing to do. Ethics, as defined by Merriam Webster’s online dictionary (n.d.), is a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right or wrong. The Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2001) is a guiding framework for ethical decision making....   [tags: medication, caregiver, elderly ]

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Application for a Position as Resident Assistant

- 1. What experiences have you had which prepare you for this position (e.g perhaps as an employee, leader, or working with people different from yourself, etc). Working with different people is one of things I am excited about being a RA. As I met different people with different cultures, beliefs and worked together in the past, I am certain I know how to interact with them. These experiences taught me how to interact people different from me flexibly, how to withstand pressure and how to use differences as strength....   [tags: culture, community, leadership]

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Types of Resident Assistants on Campus

- Being a resident assistant is a tough job. It is a job that has made a stronger and more confident person this past year. It is not a suitable job for students who are afraid of confrontation. There are two types of resident assistants that I have observed. The first type of resident assistant is the one who will give a violation to any resident for the smallest of things. The second type is the one who tries to be friends with everyone and sometimes lets things slide. Finding a balance between the two is somewhat of a rare feat, but can be achieved....   [tags: tough job, dorm buildings, alcohol]

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The Taxation Of Non Resident Athletes

- Britain is famous for the extensive history of international sporting events. In regards to the tax perspective, professional athletes benefit from the Exchequer not only from the increase in consumption tax receipt from the fans but as a source of direct taxes from the organiser and athletes themselves. The proposal for the fiscal authority will create difficulties for non-resident athletes who will face the double taxation policy, only present the UK. The non-resident athletes who are not employed are treated as profits from a trade and taxed by the provisions of the Income Tax Act....   [tags: Tax, Taxation, Income tax]

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Advantages Of Being A Resident Assistant

- What do you feel are the advantages and the disadvantages of being a Resident Assistant. An advantage for me being an RA is to get to engage with students in my hall and around campus in a capacity that I wish to as a counselor. I will get to encourage students to be their best academically and otherwise and help enable them to do so. I 'll also get to be a leader and develop skills in encouraging community and relationships, organize and oversee activities for those relationships and growth, model that independence and cooperatively, and learn to better handle conflict in a possible high stress situation....   [tags: Management, University, Responsibility, Leadership]

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The Quality Of A Local Haitian Resident

- As a local Haitian resident, health has always been a concern. To summarize the shortcomings of the health care system in Haiti, the life expectancy for the average male is sixty-two and sixty-six for the average female (World Health Organization, 2015). As well, the probability of dying between the ages of fifteen and sixty is 24.2%, this is an incredibly high percentage that is making a great impact on the country’s well-being. It is obvious to say that there is an inadequate health care system....   [tags: Public health, Health care, Health economics]

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Assessment Of The Resident Assessment Instrument

- Second day at my clinical site I arrived there around 0545am we started the day by checking staff on all unit to make sure that everybody was there. Then we went to each unit to take report checking for any family, patient or staff concern that need to be addressed immediately .After that we checked the communication board for any new admission or discharge. Then we went through all incident reports to make sure that was completed and reported per facility protocol. I had an opportunity to participate in the resident assessment instrument (RAI) process by working on minimum Data Set (MDS).this is assessment is used to assess quality of care in the long-term care and to determine the payment...   [tags: Patient, Hospital]

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A Legal Resident Of Germany

- Jürgen, a legal resident of Germany, has recently suffered a stroke and must utilize his country’s healthcare system. Since he is a legal resident of Germany, he will have access to insurance through various not-for-profit health insurance funds called “sickness funds” (Blümel and Busse 2014). Through the Statutory Health Insurance (SHI) scheme, these not-for-profit organizations all must guarantee issue. This means that Jürgen will have access to an insurance program regardless of his medical background; he will also have the opportunity to choose between different available plans....   [tags: Health care, Health insurance, Insurance, Medicine]

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A Personal Code Of Ethics

- A personal code of ethics is required to move through life as this code dictates decisions which lead to a chosen lifestyle. Each person has a code they stand their ground for whether they are conscious of lines they will not cross or not. My core values depend upon each other to create my happy little life. The primary core value is with God, as I believe, God is the one who holds the key to my life path, as I am in the position in life because this is where God wants me to be; without God, I have nothing....   [tags: Nursing home, Home care, Care of residents]

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