Letter to the Editor
An article was written in your local newspaper about lifespan management and the laws protecting long-term care populations. The article ends with this question: “Does the law do enough?”
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word letter to the editor answering the question from the perspective of someone working in the lifespan management field. In your letter:
Analyze the relationship between laws and census management. Consider the following:
-Admissions and discharge
-The differences at the local, state, and federal level
Determine what lifespan management services are required by law. Consider the following:
-The differences between services and activities of daily living
-The roles and responsibilities of the lifespan management team as governed by local, state, and federal authorities
-Describe laws protecting lifespan management populations.
-Consider the differences of private, nonprofit, and public entities.