Living and Dying at Murray Manor (Age Studies)

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How Do I Prepare a Loved One to Go to a Facility? It is important to recognize that assessments can be documented in a variety of ways but typically fall into two groups – completion of an assessment form or documenting a narrative assessment. According to the Caregiver Health Effects Study, those who feel strained by the demands of helping a disabled spouse had a 63% higher mortality risk of dying within 4 years. Our long term care communities also participate in the accreditation process by CARF Canada.

Pages: 221

Publisher: University of Virginia Press; Expanded edition (September 29, 1997)

ISBN: 0813917778

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