Blumberg’s Nursing Home (BNH) is a 100-bed Medicare and
Medicaid certified facility in suburban
Philadelphia, PA. The administrator
recently terminated the facility’s Director of Nursing (DON), receptionist, and dietary aid for
inappropriate conduct. They had all been
involved in purchasing and using illegal substances on facility grounds. Facility staff, as well as many of
the more lucid residents, have found out
about the incident.

The charge nurse has been appointed interim DON. The human
resource manager has sent a memo to all
staff informing them of a mandatory staff
meeting to discuss BNH’s code of ethics and to provide additional training on workplace culture. Because
federal law requires that there be at
least one (1) registered nurse on duty for a minimum of eight (8) hours a day, seven (7) days a week, and that
the DON must be a registered nurse (RN)
– which the interim DON is not – BNH is out of

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

Assess the immediate staffing needs at BNH. Prioritize the
order in which BNH should fill the main
unstaffed position(s). Justify your

Considering the reason behind the termination of the
employees, formulate a human resources
policy that addresses inappropriate conduct
in the workplace, the process of reporting inappropriate conduct,
and the consequences of violating the
policy. Explain your rationale.

Per the text, an effective long-term care facility
administrator must have both leadership
and management skills. Propose at least one
(1) way the administrator in this case must demonstrate quality leadership skills, and one (1) way the
administrator must demonstrate quality
management skills in the aftermath of this crisis so as to improve and maintain staff and resident

Recommend a strategy for BNH to use the Quality Indicator
Survey to improve administrative
practices and ensure future compliance at the
facility. Justify your recommendation.

Use at least three (3) quality academic resources. Note:
Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size
12), with one-inch margins on all sides;
citations and references must follow APA
or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any
additional instructions.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment,
the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date.
The cover page and the reference page are not included in the
required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this
assignment are:

Differentiate the administrative functions of long-term care
practices from those of other healthcare administrative services.

Identify the factors that have led to the current realities
of long-term care in the United States.

Assess the various stakeholder groups of long-term care
along with the nature of the relationship(s).

Recommend how a company can use the Quality Indicator Survey
to improve administrative practices.

Use technology and information resources to research issues
in long-term care management.

Write clearly and concisely about long-term care management
using proper writing mechanics.