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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. In the nursing home, a fight breaks out, with family members voicing their opinions loudly. When you arrive on the scene, the visiting family member asks you, â€Do you know who I am? I am a supervisor for the Department of Health and Human Services, and I will gladly have your facility inspected for noncompliance. â€What are you going to do?


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