Trends in Long-term Care: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Long-Term Care of the Special Committee on Aging, United States, [-Ninety- Congress, Session]

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970
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Page 622 - No man in this country is so high that he is above the law. No officer of the law may set that law at defiance with impunity. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest are creatures of the law, and are bound to obey it. It is the only supreme power in our system of government...
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Page 228 - The unique function of the nurse is to assist the individual, sick or well, in the performance of those activities contributing to health or its recovery (or to a peaceful death) that he would perform unaided if he had the necessary strength, will, or knowledge. And to do this in such a way as to help him gain independence as rapidly as possible.
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Page 686 - Life Safety Code of the National Fire Protection Association (21st Edition, 1967) as are applicable to nursing homes...
Page 67 - Association, the national professional association of registered nurses. The American Nurses' Association is a membership organization with over 200,000 registered nurses in 50 States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Canal Zone.
Page 82 - January 1, 1967, ( b ) is qualified to participate as an extended, care facility under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act; or is determined currently to meet the requirements for such participation ; except that clause (b) shall not become effective until January 1, 1968 with respect to facilities which do not currently meet the requirements of clause (b) but which show reasonable expectation of meeting the requirements of clause (b) by January 1, 1968.
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Page 223 - Until recently, this meant anyone covered under the old age assistance (OAA), aid to the blind (AB), aid to the permanently and totally disabled (APTD), and aid to families with dependent children (AFDC) programs.

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