HCM3010: Long-Term Care

Area of Study
Credits 4.0
This course includes a historical, philosophical and managerial overview of long-term care from senior housing, congregate living, assisted living to skilled nursing care. The course will analyze the underpinnings of the profession, including the demographics of aging, the role of financing and the evolving marketplace. The course will include a focus on the role of health care delivery within long-term care settings, with attention devoted to quality of care, various models of care, and the future of long-term care in an aging society.