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Author Kapp, Marshall
Title Ethics, Law, and Aging Review, 11 : Deinstitutionalizing Long Term Care--Making Legal Strides, Avoiding Policy Errors
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2005
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Part I. Deinstitutionalizing Long-Term Care: Making Legal Strides, Avoiding Policy Errors -- Chapter 1 Community-Based Alternatives for Older Adults With Serious Mental Illness: The Olmstead Decision and Deinstitutionalization of Nursing Homes -- Chapter 2 Rebalancing State Long-Term Care Systems -- Chapter 3 The Realpolitik of Deinstitutionalizing Long-Term Care: Olmstead Meets Reality -- Chapter 4 Guilty of Mental Illness: What the ADA Says About the Use of Prisons as Long-Term-Care Facilities for People With Psychiatric Disabilities -- Chapter 5 When Consumer-Directed Alternatives to Nursing Homes Fail: Assigning Legal and Ethical Responsibility in Worst-Case Situations -- Chapter 6 The Ethics of Medicare Privatization -- Part II. Independent Article -- Chapter 7 Cross-Cultural Aspects of Geriatric Decision-Making Capacity -- Book Reviews -- Books Received -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
We are now engaged in a movement that de-emphasizes the reliance on institutional forms of long-term care for disabled persons needing ongoing daily living assistance and converges on the use of non-institutional service providers abnd residential settings. In this latest edition of Ethics, Law and Aging Review , Kapp and ten expert contributors help us examine the forces and potential for changeing the long-term care industry (both positively and negatively) and address this paradigm shift from the inpersonal, public psychiatric institutions of the 1960s and 1970s to the present-day assisted living environments that have been fueled by economic, social, polictical, and legal forces. Most important ly, this volume identifies obstaclesto change and enlighten service providers, advocates, and key policy makers to the pitfalls that can largely interfere with positive outcomes as a result of long-term care deinstitutionalization.: Topics explored include:.; Community-based alternatives for older adults with serious mental illness.; Failing consumer-directed alternatives to nursing homes.; Ethics of Medicare privatization
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kapp, Marshall Ethics, Law, and Aging Review, 11 : Deinstitutionalizing Long Term Care--Making Legal Strides, Avoiding Policy Errors New York : Springer Publishing Company,c2005 9780826116451
Subject Community health services -- United States.;Long-term care of the sick -- Government policy -- United States.;Long-term care of the sick -- Law and legislation -- United States.;Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.;Older people -- Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States
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