1, Per the text, the six (6) main roles of social workers in the long-term care setting are as follows: informational, case manager, coordination, enabler, intervention, and advocacy. Select two (2) of the listed roles and compare and contrast the main responsibilities associated with them.
2, Determine which of the six (6) roles is best suited overall for working directly with residents and their families, and which is best suited for working with the administration. Support your selections.
3, Imagine a life threatening event or a natural disaster in your community such as a severe weather event, terrorist attack, or other type of public health emergency. Propose an overall strategy that medical providers and public health agencies should include in the response plan that combines the efforts of both groups. Determine how these groups could work collaboratively to effectively manage this emergency.
4, Compare and contrast the model for an accountable care organization to another group practice model. State your opinion as to which model you think is more effective at reducing the cost of healthcare services while improving the quality of care. Justify your decision.