A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workers


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Elise Beaulieu
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Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Part I: Social Work in Nursing Facilities The Changing Face of Nursing Home Social Work Basic Orientation to the Nursing Facility Charts and Documentation in Nursing Facilities Assessment and the Plan of Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities Part II: The Interdisciplinary Team The Interdisciplinary Meeting: Care Planning with Residents, Facility Staff, and Community Representatives Room Changes in the Nursing Home; Moving Residents Nursing Facility Staff Training and In-Services Social Work Consultation in the Nursing Facility Part III: Nursing Facilities and Governing Oversights Admission Screenings for Long-Term Care: Preadmission and Admission to Nursing Facilities OBRA--The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act Legal Auspices of Social Work in Nursing homes The Minimum Data Set (MDS 3.0) and the Social Worker The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program in the Nursing Facility State Surveys and JCAHO Surveys in the Nursing Home Setting Policies in the Nursing Facility Part IV: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care Issues Dementia in Residents in Nursing Homes Depression in Residents in Nursing Homes Medication and Antipsychotic Medication Use in Nursing Facilities Pain in Older Adults in Nursing Facilities Sexuality and Nursing Home Residents Mental Health Consultants in the Nursing Facility Groups in Nursing Facilities Nursing Facility Families and Next of Kin Diversity, Culture, Ethnicity, and Long-Term Care Facilities Spirituality and Religious Observance in the Nursing Facility Part V: Ethics Social Work Ethics in the Nursing Facility Legal Representatives for Older Adults in the Nursing Facility Setting Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment in the Nursing Facility Confidentiality in the Nursing Facility Part VI: Community Liaisons Resident Finances in the Nursing Home Transfer and Discharge in Nursing Homes Housing and Community Resources for the Nursing Home Social Worker Funeral Arrangements in Nursing Facilities Pandemics and Disaster Planning in Nursing Facilities Trauma Informed Care and Adverse Childhood Events (ACE's) with Older Adults in Nursing Facilities Appendix: Standardized Forms Online Resources Glossary of Commonly Used Terms and Abbreviations Index
b>Elise M. Beaulieu, PhD, MSW, LICSW, has a Masters' degree in social work from Boston College. She received a PhD in social work from Simmons College with a focus on older adults and discharge planning. Her teaching spans both two- and four-year college institutions within the Boston area. She has wealth of experience with older adults and those with disabilities in nursing homes, as well as including rest homes visiting nurses, housing, adult day health, counselling and social services in home care. She presently provides consultation social work services to numerous area nursing facilities.

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