code of ethics HSM230

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Running head: CODE OF ETHICS 1 Code of Ethics Melinda Donner HSM/230 July 1, 2011 Cheryl Henry
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CODE OF ETHICS 2 Code of Ethics When I think of ethics I think of how people should be treated, and that is with dignity and respect, regardless of who they are or what they have been through in life or even for their disabilities. Long term care facilities are known for many unethical decisions regarding their choices to make a facility like a person’s home. Long term care facilities have rules and regulations, and once those rules and regulations are broken the facility is cited for their deficiencies and usually their faults can harm the care of the residents who reside in them. According to Frank Bucaro (1998), in today’s business of downsizing, and rightsizing to often ethics is sacrificed for corporate profits. Sometimes when health care facilities have to cut budgets it is usually because administration says they have to do some downsizing and then that is when they cut staff, or cut supplies that help take care of the patients or residents. Facilities
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course HSM 210 taught by Professor Shellymcdowell during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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