By Lenard Kaye DSW, Joan Davitt MSS MLSP
This publication deals handy entry to information regarding the advantages, drawbacks and demanding situations of uploading high-technology therapy into the house care courses. it's either a descriptive document of research-based observations, and an interpretive research of significant concerns and guidelines within the supply of technology-enhanced care. The authors deliver to the vanguard evidence-based present domestic care practices, resembling ventilator remedy and synthetic foodstuff infusion pumps, and boost them via entire discussions of felony, moral and administrative matters they entail. company directors in addition to in-home direct provider services like nurses and social employees, will locate crucial details on a serious domestic care supply factor provided with readability and accessibility. previous reproduction: This quantity deals the reader handy entry to a lot wanted information regarding the original advantages, drawbacks and demanding situations of uploading high-technology into the houses of the aged and disabled. it's a exact blend of either a descriptive document of research-based observations from the frontlines of domestic health and wellbeing organization operations and interpretive analyses of significant concerns, rules, and practices informing the supply of excessive tech-home wellbeing and fitness prone. content material might be correct to these supplier planners and directors, managers, and supervisors who're contemplating carrying out or have lately applied a high-tech carrier software of their association in addition to in-home direct provider prone like nurses and social staff.
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However, research found that in 1984 through 1986 for-profit agencies were more likely to add highly medical services while nonprofits were more likely to add nonmedical services (Binney & Estes, 1990). Also, Medicarecertified agencies were more likely to add highly medical services than uncertified agencies (Binney & Estes, 1990). This has impacted the broad spectrum of services typically offered by nonprofit agencies. This factor, coupled with increased emphasis (by reimbursement sources) on medical or highly skilled services (medicalization), has focused service provision The Evolution of In-Home Technologies 21 on those services that are most profitable—medically based, postacute, high-tech services.
All of these factors will impact the patient's ability to learn. Also, staff should consider the patient's physical ability to carry out the necessary self-care tasks. Performance of each task should be demonstrated by patients or their caregivers prior to discharge to home. Staff should also be aware of various educational techniques to enhance the teaching environment (Worcester, 1990). Not everyone learns in the same way or at the same pace. Also, patients may have very obvious barriers to learning, such as vision or hearing impairments, mobility and dexterity problems, and cognitive deficits, that will require staff to develop creative strategies to teach self-care.
1997). The increased use of technology and highly skilled services in the home only emphasizes the need for expanded quality assurance strategies in each home health care agency. Quality assurance encompasses various aspects of service delivery. Agency administrators can look to federal and state regulations, accreditation, and certification standards for guidance in establishing policies and procedures to promote quality in service delivery (Mehlman & Younger, 1991). Procedural standards for many specific treatments have been established by various professional groups.