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The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, Third Edition
The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, Third Edition
The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, Third Edition
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This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple healthcare disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006.

The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, Third Edition contains the updated, evidence-based contributions of more than 260 nationally recognized geriatric healthcare professionals regarding elder-care concerns relating to society, community, caregiving, and the individual. Completely new entries address geriatric care models (acute care for elders, Project BOOST), geriatric health issues (diarrhea in adults, prolonged hospitalization, frailty, fronto-temporal dementia, re-hospitalization, acute urinary retention, personality and aging, primary palliative care), technology and aging (smart home sensors, telehealth, surveillance technology), and more.

The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, Third Edition, is organized alphabetically and includes links to important web-based resources and applications. Clinical topics comprehensively address diagnosis, treatment, and disease management. Healthcare clinicians across the continuum will find this unique reference to be a valuable guide to making appropriate referrals to social service providers, and social service professionals will be well-informed by highly accessible descriptions of diagnoses, clinical syndromes, and care management.

Key Features:

  • Includes over 310 updated geriatric and geriatric care clinical entries across multiple healthcare disciplines
  • Contains state-of-the-art contributions from over 260 nationally recognized geriatric healthcare experts
  • Provides clinical content for social service professionals and social care information for clinicians
  • Offers new information on multiple topics relating to geriatric care models, geriatric health concerns, and technology and aging
  • References numerous web-based resources and apps

Table of Contents

Foreword by Susan Dreyfus, BS

Foreword by Guillermina Hernandez-Gallegos, BS, MPA, PhD Preface

The Case for Strategy Counts

The Purpose of Making Strategy Count


1. Strategy in Nonprofits

Michael Mortell
  • Strategy Counts: A Learning Lab
  • Nonprofits: Agents of Change
  • References

2. A Century of Service: A History of the Sector

Patricia Winsten and Amanda Dahlquist
  • Pre-1900s: Early Philosophies Shape the Future
  • 1900–1920: The Progressive Era Promotes Growth
  • 1920s: Prosperity Fuels the Growth of a Movement
  • 1930s: The Depression Era Further Defines the Movement
  • 1940s: World War II Fuels Greater Demand
  • 1950s: Societal Changes Mark the Advent of Service Expansion
  • 1960s: Revolutionary Societal Changes Force Rapid Human Services Changes
  • 1970s: Authority and Institutions Challenged
  • 1980s: Cutbacks, Recession, and General Unease Bring New Direction
  • 1990s: Community-Based Focus Emerges
  • 2000s: New Millennium Begins With Tumultuous Events
  • References

3. Forces Shaping the Human Services Sector in the Early 21st Century

Elizabeth Carey, John Hollingsworth, and Alex Reed
  • Embracing the Industry of Courage
  • Eckerd: A Dramatic Transformation
  • References

4. Early Reflections on the Strategy Counts Initiative: A Pilot Site Roundtable Discussion

Elizabeth Kunde
  • Pilot Site Roundtable Participants

5. Reshaping Organizations Through Culture and Strategy

Kathleen O’Brien, Ellen Katz, Shannon Starkey-Taylor, Timothy Johnstone, Richard Cohen, Tine Hansen-Turton, Anne Callan, Nancy Bradberry, and Richard Benoit
  • Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch
  • Great Circle’s Approach to Aligning Strategy and Culture
  • Creating an “Alloy” of Strategy and Culture at the Children’s
  • Home of Cincinnati
  • Hopelink’s Strategy and Culture
  • Deploying Strategy to Change Culture: The Public Health Management Study
  • Resources
  • References

6. Strategy, Sanctuary, and Turnaround

Michael Mortell, Christina Gullo, Patricia Winsten, Nina Esaki, Joseph Benamati, Sarah Yanosy, Jennifer S. Middleton, Laura M. Hopson, Victoria L. Hummer, and Sandra L. Bloom
  • Finding Hope: A Case Study on Strategy Redesign and Turnaround
  • References
  • The Sanctuary Model: Theoretical Framework
  • References

7. Using Data to Drive Change and Achieve Impact

Greg Ryan, John Jeanetta, Michael Bedrosian, Francine Axler, Amy Friedlander, and Alex Lehr O’Connell
  • Developing a Data-Driven Culture: A Case Study
  • Using Data and Information Systems to Drive an Integrated Health and Human Services Enterprise: The Public Health Management
  • Corporation Approach
  • References

8. Improving Organizational Capacity and Infrastructure

Jim Bettendorf, Maria Cristalli, Glenn Wilson, Rose Chapman, Denise Roberts, and Dave Paxton
  • Volunteers of America of Minnesota: Discovery for Transformation
  • Hillside Family of Agencies: Office of Strategy Management Case Study
  • Holy Family Institute: Implementing Strategy Using Human-Centered Design
  • Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Sarasota-Manatee: A Strengths-Based View
  • Integrating Strategic Planning and Strategy Implementation Into Corporate Culture
  • Resources
  • References

9. Research, Evaluation, and Assessment as Key Strategic Engagements in the Nonprofit Health and Human Services Sector

Jennifer Keith, Lisa R. Kleiner, Archana Bodas LaPollo, and Lynne Kotranski
  • Community Health Needs Assessments
  • Strategic Assistance in Tobacco Control Efforts in Pennsylvania
  • Developing Strategy and Driving Change in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Service Delivery
  • References

10. Deploying Strategy to Create Purposeful Partnerships

Richard Cohen, Tine Hansen-Turton, and Glenn Wilson
  • Partnerships: From Collaborations to Mergers
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Seller and Buyer—The Holy Family Institute and Public Health Management Partnership

11. Responding to Policy Change and Creating Policy Impact and Systems Change Through Strategy

Marilyn Mason-Plunkett, Timothy Johnstone, Barbara Vollmer, Daniel L. Daly, and Rebecca M. Robuck
  • Creating Systems Change and Policy Impact Through Strategy at Hopelink
  • Boys Town’s Role in the Strategic Effort to Reform Nebraska’s Child Welfare System Through Privatization
  • Innovation at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services: Improving Outcomes for Children by Increasing Accountability and Strengthening Community Partnerships
  • References

12. Being Deliberate About Strategy Through Leadership and Governance

Richard Graziano, Vincent Hillyer, and Donald Layden Jr.
  • The CEO Perspective on the Role of Strategy and the CSO at The Village Network
  • The CEO Perspective on the Role of Strategy and the CSO at Great Circle
  • A Board Member’s Perspective on the Role of Good Corporate Governance in High-Performing Strategic Nonprofits
  • References

13. The Health and Human Services Sector Constituent Voice

David Bonbright
  • Constituent Voice
  • Constituent Voice: A Tool of Performance Management
  • References

14. Initial Reflections on the Strategy Counts Initiative

Laura T. Pinsoneault
  • From Strategic Evaluation to Evaluating Strategy Evaluating Strategy Counts Today



Appendix: Strategy Counts Pilot Sites and Map


About the Authors:

Elizabeth A. Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the Dr. John W. Rowe Professor in Successful Aging at New York University (NYU) College of Nursing. As co-director of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Dr. Capezuti oversees the research initiatives of the institute and directs the NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program. She is an internationally recognized geriatric nurse researcher, known for her work in improving the care of older adults by interventions and models that positively influence healthcare providers' knowledge and work environment. The recipient of more than $8 million in research and training grants, Dr. Capezuti has disseminated the findings of 35 funded projects in four co-edited books and more than 100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters.

Michael L. Malone, MD, is professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, medical director of Aurora Senior Services at the Aurora Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin, and section head of Geriatrics and Geriatrics Fellowship Director at the Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee. Dr. Malone is also adjunct professor at Marquette University College of Health Sciences, Milwaukee.

Publication Date: December 2013
Number of Pages: 848
ISBN 13: 9780826137357
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