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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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LTC 456 - Assisted Living Administration

A combination of housing and personalized health care provided in a group living environment for those who need help with activities of daily living. Care is provided in a way that promotes maximum independence and dignity. This course provides the student with an understanding of assisted living and the essential elements involved in the operation of an assisted living facility. It teaches students how to adapt more traditional long-term care management skills to meet the special needs of assisted living management. It explores the most innovative design models and management methods being utilized as this exciting new field continues to evolve.

Prerequisites & Notes
All required core courses must be completed before enrolling in this course, unless specifically approved by the designated Faculty Mentor or Program Director. 

Assignment Overview
Term-based with 12 weekly lessons and a final

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course you should be prepared for leadership in an assisted living environment, as evidenced by:

  • Understanding the evolving nature of assisted living.
  • Managing staffing to provide quality services in a financially and legally responsible manner.
  • Grasping concepts of financial management in the assisted-living environment.
  • Maintaining a physical environment that is safe and appropriate for residents and staff.
  • Articulating the physical and psychosocial needs of assisted-living residents.

Credits: 3

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