Many nursing homes have limited financial resources.

  1. Many nursing homes have limited financial resources. Based on the information that you have learned from your reading assignment, what are two or three things that a nursing home administrator could do to enrich their nursing home environment?
  2. How can the three basic theories of aging, discussed in this chapter, be applied to promote individual autonomy of a patient residing in a nursing facility?
  3. Nursing homes may be comprised of patients from diverse backgrounds. What are three things that a nursing home administrator can do to accommodate a culturally diverse group of patients?
  4. As a nursing home administrator who has just been appointed to manage a skilled nursing facility that was built in the 1970s, how would you go about delivering person-centered care? (Be sure to discuss what person-centered care is.)
  5. The presence of dogs and cats does not appeal to everyone because of allergies or other health-related factors. As a nursing home administrator, how would you address such concerns?