Home care in Appleton, WI

  • 35 Park Place
  • Suite 100
  • Appleton, WI 54914

Ethical Issues of Caregiving in Long-Term Care Settings

August 30th, 2019

Optimum Life Continuing Education Event in Appleton

Caregiving Ethics in Long Term Care

Presentation Featuring: Stacey Meyer, Senior Corporate Counsel

Long-term care settings present ethical challenges for surrogate decision-makers and the communities where their loved ones reside, creating difficult and emotional situations, especially without documentation or a clear understanding of authority.

Healthcare providers often deal with the family’s confusion and varying opinions. Plus, associates develop personal relationships with long-term residents, which create potential ethical problems.

DATE: Tuesday, September 17th
TIME:  2:00 - 1:00pm
RSVP/INFO.: (920) 659-2428

Complimentary admission & lunch

Following this presentation the participant will be able to:

•  Understand ethical issues surrounding surrogate decision-making and be able identify appropriate authorities under various circumstances
•  Identify potential ethical pitfalls with caregiving in long-term care communities
•  Understand legal and ethical concerns for end-of-life decisions in long-term care and the interplay between decision-makers and communities
•  Identify resources for further understanding of ethical issues in long-term care