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First Draft of my LTC leadership class. This is used to get students discussing issues in LTC management.

First Draft of my LTC leadership class. This is used to get students discussing issues in LTC management.

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  • Steering LTC toward an Ideal System Text: John R Pratt Presented by: Dr. Kendall Brune
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 1
    • The LTC system should be based on recognition of the needs, rights, and responsibilities of individuals
      • LTC system should be:
        • consumer driven~!
        • meet all the needs of the consumers~!
        • Should focus on the individual, recognizing that individuals have unique needs~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 1
    • The LTC system should be based on recognition of the needs, rights, and responsibilities of individuals (cont.)
      • LTC system should be:
        • Respectful of different cultures & cultural values~!
        • Promoting quality, dignity, and self-improvement for consumers~!
        • Balancing consumer rights and responsibilities~!
        • Offering consumers a choice of services & delivery modalities~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 2
    • The LTC system should be easily accessible
      • LTC system should be:
        • Universally Accessible~!
        • User-friendly~!
        • Providing care in the least Restrictive Environment~!
        • Encouraging Single-site care availability~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 3
    • The LTC system should coordinate professional, consumer, family, and other informal caregiver resources
      • LTC system should be:
        • Integrating Professional, Community, Family, and other Informal Caregiver efforts~!
        • Evolving from the current Medical Model to a Holistic Model of Service Delivery~!
        • Evolving Families in Case-Management and Care Delivery~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 4
    • The LTC system should be an Integral part of the Health &” Social system, to promote integration, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness
      • LTC system should:
        • Include a Full continuum of Services~!
        • Include a Full & Uniform Assessment (initial and ongoing) of the Consumer’s Needs~!
          • Mind, Body, & Spirit
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 4
    • The LTC system should be an Integral part of the Health &” Social system, to promote integration, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness (cont. )
      • LTC system should:
        • Provide emphasis on, and Reimbursement for, Illness Prevention efforts as an Integral part of the overall process~!
        • Plan and coordinate Efforts to Reduce Facility Fragmentation and Inefficiencies~!
        • Be Accountable for Operational Outcomes~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 5
    • The LTC system should be adequately and fairly Financed
      • LTC system should:
        • Use Public and Private (consumer) Resources to ensure Universal Access to Services~!
        • Provide Incentives for Consumers to use Services in an Appropriate and Cost-Effective manner~!
        • Provide Incentives for Consumers to Self-Finance their care~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 5
    • The LTC system should be adequately and fairly Financed (Cont.)
      • LTC system should:
        • Avoid causing Impoverishment of Consumers and Families~!
        • Provide Incentives for Providers to Develop Cost-Effective Measures~!
        • Develop Payment Mechanisms that allow Efficient Providers to adequately Compensate Staff~!
          • Must have a Margin & ROI
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 5
    • The LTC system should be adequately and fairly Financed (Cont.)
      • LTC system should:
        • Operate within the Limits of a Well-Conceived Budgets~!
        • Provide Significant Flexibility to enable Consumers to meet LTC needs as each consumer Defines those needs~!
        • Be based on Uniform Financial Eligibility Criteria~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Criteria 6
    • The LTC system should include an Education component to Create Informed Consumers, Providers, Payors, and Regulators
      • LTC system should:
        • Include Community Education Models~!
        • Include Education for Providers~!
        • Educate Young Healthy persons to better Prepare them to Cope with Chronic Illness~!
  • Toward an Ideal System-Conclusions
    • The LTC Ideal Models of Care
      • Will be Driven by Consumer girth and demands:
        • combination of Increasing physical needs
        • Require new models of delivery that are effective and efficient
        • Increased consumer Knowledge and Understanding (Internet Support)
        • Increased demand for Quality~!
        • Increased Demand for Wanted Services~!
        • Prepare Programs to Educate Younger Consumers~!