Letter to the Editor about Lifespan Management 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 a 1,400-word letter to the editor answering that 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
What are the differences at the local, state, and federal level?
Determine what lifespan management services are required by law. Consider the following:
What are the differences between the services and activities of daily living?
What are 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 between private, nonprofit, and public entities.
Include your opinion on what should or should not be changed in the laws to best protect populations needing lifespan management services.