May vs. Triple-C Convalescence Center[WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4] Prior to beginning work on this assignment,Review Chapters 3, 9, and 17 in your

May vs. Triple-C Convalescence Center[WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4]

Prior to beginning work on this assignment,

  • Review Chapters 3, 9, and 17 in your textbook.
  • Read the following:
    • May v. Triple C Convalescent CentersLinks to an external site.
    • Current Legal Trends in HealthcareLinks to an external site.
  • Review the video Tarik Sammour: Healthcare: Is It a Right or a Luxury?Links to an external site.

In the case of May v. Triple C Convalescence Centers, Pozgar (2023) states,

it was alleged in a lawsuit involving a wrongful death action that a nursing facility knew or should have known that a certain resident was belligerent and aggressive and might injure other residents by fighting. Thus, it was argued that the nursing facility owed something more than the ordinary duty of reasonable care to another resident who died of injuries suffered in a fight with the belligerent resident. (p. 67)

Pozgar (2023) further explains, “the court rejected this argument, pointing to the absence of evidence to support the contention that the nursing facility knew or should have known that the resident was dangerous” (p. 68). Pozgar continues to suggest that “because senile psychosis tends to cause irrational behavior, a nursing facility would appear to have a duty to protect residents from the effects of irrational behavior, whether or not it has actual knowledge of such behavior on the part of the particular resident” (p. 68).

This week you are the long-term care administrator for Shady Valley long-term care and skilled care rehabilitation center. You and your regional administrator have become aware of the case May v. Triple C Convalescence Centers and discussed the cause, outcome, and court decision. The regional administrator requests that you develop a memo detailing your analysis of the court case. The regional administrator values your opinion and will present your memo to the CEO of the corporate office.

In your memo, the regional administrator requests your thoughts on the following prompts and asks you to back up your ideas and suggestions with cited evidence. Avoid writing in first person. In your assignment,

  • Analyze the event and include the outcome.
  • Discuss how the event could have been prevented and what policy interventions could have been used.
  • Analyze the relevant legal issues presented in this case.
  • Explain which category this case fits into and why from the standpoint of Intentional Torts and Negligence.
  • Discuss the verdict.
  • Does it appear the information provided to the jury was complete? Are there gaps in the information?
  • Analyze the verdict.
  • Was the verdict correct?
  • Were there mitigating circumstances presented that influenced the verdict?

The May vs. Triple-C Convalescence Center memo

  • must be three to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according toAPA StyleLinks to an external site. as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft WordLinks to an external site.
  • must include a separate title page with the following in title case:
  • title of paper in bold font
  • Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page.
  • student’s name
  • name of institution (The University of Arizona Global Campus)
  • course name and number
  • instructor’s name
  • due date
  • must utilize academic voice. See theAcademic VoiceLinks to an external site. resource for additional guidance.
  • must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
  • For assistance on writing Introductions & ConclusionsLinks to an external site. andWriting a Thesis StatementLinks to an external site., refer to the Writing Center resources.
  • must use at least three scholarly or peer-reviewed sources published in the past 5 years in addition to the course text.
  • The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible SourcesLinks to an external site. table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source.
  • To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, view theQuick and Easy Library ResearchLinks to an external site. tutorial, which introduces the University of Arizona Global Campus Library and the research process, and provides some library search tips.
  • must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your PaperLinks to an external site.
  • must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References ListLinks to an external site. resource in the Writing Center for specifications.

Accessibility Statement: If you have a disability that impacts your ability to successfully participate in this or any other course activity, please provide your instructor with your authorized Accommodation Request form from the Office of Student Access and Wellness so that they can discuss and arrange an alternative plan with your instructor.

Carefully review the Grading RubricLinks to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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