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Tag Archives: Nursing Homes

Racial Disparities in the Use of Physical Restraints in U.S. Nursing Homes

An unprecedented growth in the aging population is expected over the next 40 years, and the minority population of older adults is expected to increase significantly more than that of white older adults. Yet accessing home- and community-based care may be more difficult for minority older adults than for white older adults, resulting in fewer alternatives to nursing home care ... Read More »

NASW Lunchtime Webinar Medicare and Inpatient Services

Medicare and Inpatient Services: Coverage, Rights & Resources During Care Transitions Thursday, February 23, 2012 Exclusively for NASW Members 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Social workers play a key role in helping clients access inpatient medical and rehabilitative care under original Medicare and private Medicare Advantage plans. Such assistance is critical as Medicare beneficiaries transition ... Read More »

Older Adults Adjusting to New Life Challenges: How Social Workers Help Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

Older Adults Adjusting to New Life Challenges: How Social Workers Help Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Exclusively for Specialty Practice Section Members Sponsored by the NASW Aging Section 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET Credit Hours: 1.5 CEU(s) Presenter: • Forrest Hong, LCSW, C-ASWCM Moderator(s): • Kamilah Omari, LMSW-Clinical and Macro, ACSW Thanks to the emergence of modern medicine and drugs, ... Read More »