Long Term Care Strategic Plan Part I: Organizational Structure

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Strategic Plan Part I-Organizational Structure
Dwight A. Green
HCS 589/Health Care Strategic Management
August 4, 2014
Gina Drake
University of Phoenix
Abstract
Long Term Care also known as Skilled Nursing Facility’s (SNF’s) focuses on residents with chronic diseases and illnesses. Long term care can be provided at home, in the community, assisted living facilities and/or nursing homes. Nursing homes or SNF’s, provide their residents with round the clock nursing care and assistance with their activities of daily living. Skilled Nursing means that care is given by Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nurses Assistants 24 hours a day. Each resident care must be individualized, so this facility has interdisciplinary
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This facility is located in a continuing care retirement community and it provides indoor and outdoor activities. This facility has amenities including, but not limited to, personal laundry and linen services, happy hour, Wi-Fi, religious services, leisure time, Activities, entertainment and exercise, special arrangements for private fun and spiritual needs. The current census of the facility is 76 which 86 % of the beds are occupied. The facility is located nearby a reputable hospital (Wallace Thomson) which scored a 90 % on its Medicare Review. Heartland of Union is near other medical facilities such as mental health clinics, dialysis centers and …show more content…
This corporation plans to run efficiently by using strategic planning and implementation. A strategy of a corporation is a comprehensive plan stating how the corporation will achieve its mission and objectives (Hunger & Wheelen, 2011). Oakmont union uses the corporate strategy since its apart of a corporation. This strategy describes the overall direction and attitude toward growth and management. Polices are put in place to ensure the success of the organization.
References
Cox, H. G. (2006). Later life: The realities of aging (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall
Swayne, L. E., Duncan, W. J., & Ginter, P. M. (2008). Strategic management of health care organizations (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Glickman, S. W., Baggett, K. A., Krubert, C. G., Peterson, E. D., & Schulman, K. A. (2008, Feb 18). Promoting Quality: The Health Care Organization from a Management Perspective. Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/568115_4
Heartland Manor Care. (n .d). Care Specialties: Retrieved from http://www.heartland-manorcare.com/our-facilities
Hunger, J.D. & Wheelen, T.L. (2011). Essentials of strategic management (5th ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson

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