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You are the nursing home’s healthcare administrator. Your Admissions Director informs you that a new memory-impaired resident has been admitted to your long-term care unit. The staff is concerned about your resident’s involvement with family. Family members from out of town arrived and expressed concern about your resident’s do not resuscitate (DNR) orders, which were authorized by another family member’s Power of Attorney. A fight breaks out in the nursing home, with family members voicing their opinions loudly. When you arrive on the scene, the visiting family member immediately asks, â€Do you know who I am? I work for the Department of Health and Human Services and will not hesitate to have your facility inspected for noncompliance. â€What are you going to do?


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