Flashcards in Chapter 12 Deck (18):
Broad perspective of aging that focuses on all valuable contributions that the elderly make to our society through paid and unpaid work and other occupational roles.
Reaching one's potential and arriving at a physical, social and psychological well-being in an old age that is pleasing to both self and others.
Assisted Living Facilities
Residential facilities that provide assistance with ADL's for people who do not require the skilled nursing or medical care available in nursing homes.
Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Center for Health Statistics
Process by which an agency, program, or institution demonstrates compliance with standards that exemplify best practices.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Private, independent nonprofit organization that provides voluntary accreditation for almost 18,000 hospitals and other health care agencies in the United States.
Private, nonprofit organization that focuses primarily on human services organizations.
The purpose of ______ is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served.
A place for senior citizens who desire to live independently, prefer to reside near peers, have a need for additional security, and/or no longer wish to maintain a household or home.
ILC (Independent Living Community)
Broad spectrum of services including ILC's, ALF's, adult day services centers, home care, and nursing homes are called what?
CCRC (continuing care retirement community)
These provide community-based, client-centered coordinated programs that promote social, health care-related, or rehabilitative services in a group setting to more than 260,000 participants and family caregivers in the United States.
ADCs (Adult day services centers)
The three models for ADCs are what?
-medical or health-related model
-specialized care model
Detailed map of required services for each resident
individualized services care plan
Advocacy group that favors state regulation.
ALFA (Assisted Living Federation of America)
Approach that explores how occupation is meaningful to older adults when engaging in a variety of environments.