History of Nursing Homes: How We Got From There to Here

$23.95  USD



This course covers the following topics:

  • A brief history of aid to the needy elderly
  • How changes in society have changed how the elderly are cared for
  • How residences for the elderly poor have changed
  • The variety of people and groups who have tried to help
  • How we have determined who is “needy enough” when funds are limited
  • The laws that resulted in dramatic changes
  • Medical model to social model; treating illness to supporting well-being
  • The rise in varied activities and the professionalism of staff who offer them
  • Person-centered care, relationship building and culture change

This course has been pre-approved by the NCCAP.

4 CEUs