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Nursing Home Confidential: The Insiders Guide To Navigating The Nursing Home Industry Sharon Murphy

Nursing Home Confidential: The Insiders Guide To Navigating The Nursing Home Industry

Sharon Murphy

Published January 4th 2010
ISBN : 9781439257821
Paperback
132 pages
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 About the Book 

Who is more qualified to guide us through the maze of choosing a nursing home than Sharon Murphy, a licensed nursing home administrator and a loving daughter whose father was placed in the nursing home in which she worked? In Nursing HomeMoreWho is more qualified to guide us through the maze of choosing a nursing home than Sharon Murphy, a licensed nursing home administrator and a loving daughter whose father was placed in the nursing home in which she worked? In Nursing Home Confidential, Murphy delivers a comprehensive, hands-on guide through the rough terrain families are forced to travel. She reveals intimate and touching details of her experiences with her father and how the realization of shortcomings in the nursing home transformed her from overseer to advocate. Each vignette is a reminder of what it takes to care for the elderly and the sick-knowledge, tenacity, heart, and a sense of humor-and what family and friends can do to assure optimal care and quality of life. From choosing the right home to paying for it, from the rights of residents to getting the services and attention desired, Murphy delivers it all in this informative and friendly book, a gift to everyone struggling with this painful decision.