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Enhanced Psychosocial Screening in Nursing Homes: Opportunities for Social Work Highlighted in New Journal Article

“Psychosocial care in nursing homes in the era of the MDS 3.0:  Perspectives of the experts” by Sheryl Zimmerman, Robert Connolly, Joan Levy Zlotnik, Mercedes Bern-Klug and Lauren Cohen was published in the July 2012 Journal of Gerontological Social Work (volume 55, issue 8, pp. 444-457).  The article reviews the April 2011 convening of interdisciplinary, […]

August 20th, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Social Work Services in Nursing Homes: Toward Quality Psychosocial Care

Federal requirements for social work services Addressing psychosocial needs Are psychosocial needs adequately met? Monitoring Psychosocial Care Measures to Assess Resident Quality of Life Culture Change in Nursing Homes References Web Resources This NASW research page focuses on social work contributions to quality psychosocial care in nursing homes. Included is an overview of the topic, […]

May 18th, 2010 at 9:12 am