The Economics of Long-Term Care

Your father has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and the physician tells you he will slowly deteriorate to the point of needing full time nursing care. You and your family must weight the pros and cons of placing your father in a long term care facility or providing care for him at home. To ensure that you have made the right decision for his long term care, what factors must be considered from a cost and quality-of-care perspective?

Response Guidelines

 

From an administrator’s point of view, what factors must be considered from a cost and quality-of-care perspective to ensure a good decision for his long term care?

Respond to these question using available resources from your text, the Capella University library, and the Internet. Make sure to include the source citations and references for any outside sources used. Your reply should be in approximately 250–400 words and in APA format.