According to the National Institutes of Health (2015) in 2012, it was reported that about 45 million American adults (nearly 20% of adult population) were diagnosed with a mental illness with the overall rate possibly being higher due to individuals not being diagnosed. Choose a specific mental illness and briefly describe the condition, prevalence, cause, common treatments and possible consequences. The bigger picture- how is the healthcare system and society doing regarding diagnosis, treatment, and acceptance of mental illness of our citizens? What are the obstacles we face? What examples can you find in health care and within society what […]
How will you prepare for your duties and/or collaboration with the responsible parties regarding care coordination and case management for the OT clients to whom you will be assigned during your first Level II rotation at the assigned site? What elements of care coordination and case management do you think will be particularly challenging? What strategies will you use to meet these challenges? Also consider how you would plan to utilize management structures and supervision at your assigned Level II facility to successfully work with clients to address their issues related to care transitions and life transitions.
Regarding care coordination, case management, and transition-related OT services (including OT discharge planning): In what ways would your preparation be the same and it what ways would it differ for Level II in a traditional practice environment (such as an SNF) versus an emerging practice environment (such as an Assisted Living Facility)? Be explicit in describing each of these types of settings in order to fully explore the similarities and differences related to care coordination, case management and transition-related OT services.
The following is the monthly report for the month of January in Wildcat General Hospital of 220 beds and 30 bassinets. ADMISSIONS Adults & Children 652 Newborn 95 DISCHARGES Adults & Children 673 Newborn 97 INPATIENT SERVICE DAYS Adults & Children 4578 Newborn 445 DISCHARGE DAYS Adults & Children 4253 Newborn 439 DEATHS AUTOPSIES Adults & Children Under 48 Hours 4 2 Over 48 Hours 6 2 Newborn Under 48 Hours 2 1 Over 48 Hours 2 1 Fetal Deaths Under 20 Weeks 5 0 20 Weeks and Over 3 2 SURGICAL STATISTICS Patients operated on 354 Operations performed 375 […]