Resident Rights in Nursing Homes

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INTRODUCTION

Nursing dwelling residents have the identical fundamental rights that every one of us do. They’ve the best to be secure, the best to stay unhurt and to dwell with out concern, and so they have the best to handle the day-to-day affairs of their lives.

Nevertheless, residents of nursing properties are a few of the most weak members of our society. A lot of them want help with fundamental actions of each day residing (ADL) equivalent to dressing, consuming, and toileting. They could nicely have important bodily and/or mental restrictions. So though nursing dwelling residents have rights, bodily and mental limitations imply that they typically can’t train or shield their rights as we will. They depend upon their caretakers to make sure that their rights aren’t infringed on, and this can be a scenario that has the potential for a lot hurt. Individuals who can’t advocate for themselves depend on others for his or her consolation and security and at occasions, for preserving their well being and life. Defending the rights of residents of nursing properties is a critical matter that has been given a whole lot of consideration, not solely by investigating abuses that violate fundamental rights but additionally by clearly defining the rights of nursing residents and offering authorized safety for these rights.

Licensed Nursing Assistants (CNAs) present a lot of the direct care that nursing dwelling residents require. The CNA is “within the frontline” for safeguarding the rights of nursing dwelling residents and this module will present you the data you want to take action.

 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

This module will present CNAs with the definitions of the rights of nursing dwelling residents and every of those rights can be mentioned intimately. The module will even define particular methods CNAs can be sure these rights aren’t violated. Lastly, elder abuse can be mentioned and a few fundamental info on the state of nursing properties in the USA can be introduced.

After finishing this module the learner will be capable of:

  1. Determine the fundamental rights of nursing dwelling residents.
  2. Determine a number of sensible strategies for safeguarding the rights of nursing dwelling residents.
  3. Determine two forms of elder abuse
  4. Determine how elder abuse needs to be reported.

Course Features

  • Lectures 6
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 2.0 Hour
  • Skill level All level
  • Language English
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
  • RESIDENT RIGHTS IN NURSING HOMES

    • Lecture 1.1 NURSING HOMES IN THE UNITED STATES Locked 20m
    • Lecture 1.2 THE RIGHTS OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.3 Freedom from Emotional, Physical, and Sexual Abuse Locked 20m
    • Lecture 1.4 Medical Information, Seeing a Doctor, and Refusing Treatment Locked 20m
    • Lecture 1.5 WHO PROTECTS THE RIGHTS OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS? Locked 20m
    • Lecture 1.6 ELDER ABUSE Locked 30m
  • Quiz

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