HCA: What Are Residents Rights?
The goal of this course is to help HCAs learn how they can promote and protect the rights of each client in their care by being knowledgeable about the rights of patients, clients and/or nursing home residents according to the law.

Course Publication Date: April 18, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Home Care Aide

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the rights and protections residents have under the law.
  • Discuss some of the information that elderly persons and their families should find out about a nursing home they are considering for their loved one.
  • State two alternatives to nursing homes.
  • Identify two services often provided by communities for elderly people.
  • Explain how hospice care works.
  • Discuss the Long Term Care Ombudsman program and how it works.


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