Readings and Assignments:
(1). ) Touhy, T. & Jett, K. (2012). Ebersole & Hess’ toward health aging: human needs and nursing response(8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier
Chapter 16 – Care Across the Continuum
(a). Read the case study at the end of the chapter.
(b). Discuss what you, the care provider, see as positives and negatives related to his hospitalization and subsequent discharge to long-term care.
(c). What care management processes could have improved the acute care outcomes. Were there any other options than discharge to long-term care?
(d). What role could the provider have taken to help the family in positively affecting the transition from home to long-term care for Ray?