The Gerontologist as an Administrator
Both undergraduate and graduate students of gerontology will benefit from using Giordano and Rich's book as a core text for administration courses. Professors of gerontology administration will be relieved at last to have found a work that emphasizes the unique requirements of administrating older adult programs. The authors consider all three service sectors--private, public, and not-for-profit--in addressing those who are now in administration, those who aspire to be administrators, and those who will be surprised someday to be offered administrative responsibilities. Assuming a basic knowledge of gerontology, the text includes a learning experience following each chapter that allows readers to apply their knowledge of the field in a practical manner. Other special features include information on such contemporary challenges as how to use volunteers effectively, how to integrate ethics into programs for older adults, how to involve staff in administrative activities, how to make the most of public relations and fund-raising opportunities, and how to develop special projects.
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Evaluate the results of the corrective action . 5. ... QA committees need to make an annual plan about areas that will be investigated and be ready to examine other areas brought to their attention as a result of staff observations .
These changes would result in earlier assessments and entry into service . ... financial resources , selection of evaluators , complexity of design , dissemination of information , and determining influence of the results on decisions .
If you believe you have a good program , why would you evaluate it and possibly find negative results ? Of course , some programs are more ... A carefully designed , scientific evaluation will result in acceptance and changes .
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