NUR245

Facility visit #1 due June 1

Due to the current covid situation, the visit should be conducted virtually. Find the website of a facility that offers all the answers. 

Facility Visit # 1

Facility visit should be conducted on one of the categories of the RESIDENTIAL LIVING FACILITY ASSESSMENT

This can be a Senior Living Community, Assisted Living, or Long-Term Care Facility. You can use the same for the oral presentation as well.

Answer the Following Questions:

What type of facility did you visit?
Were you able to answer all of the questions for the Critical Thinking – Healthy Aging Analysis Oral Presentation? These questions can be found in the Oral presentation section. Please find all the answers to the questions.
What did you learn while visiting the older adult facility?

The student will gather information as listed below from an Active Aging Observation or Residential Living Facility:

ACTIVE AGING OBSERVATION ASSIGNMENT 
Locate a community facility, organization, etc., where older adults regularly congregate.  Utilize the Active Aging Assessment that we will do in class to inform your answers to the following questions:
1. Describe the setting- where is it located, what is the community like, what is the physical environment?                 
2. Who are the facilitators? What is there background to have this position?                                                                  3. Who attends and how do they get there?                                                                                                                      4. How often do they meet?                                                                                                                                                5. What are the goals?                                                                                                                                                        6. How are needs for socialization met?                                                                                                                             

RESIDENTIAL LIVING FACILITY ASSESSMENT
Visit a Residential Living Facility with your partner.  This can be a Senior Living Community, Assisted Living or Long-Term Care Facility.     
1. Describe the physical environment.                                                                                                                                          2. How are physical, social and emotional needs met?                                                                                                                3. How are family and friends supported by the Facility?                                                                                                          4. How are spiritual needs addressed?                                                                                                                                          5. Is respecting the individuality and uniqueness of the Residents an integral part of the program?                          6. What is the reimbursement method for care?                                                                                                                      The student will NOT record any patient information.

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