Even as you read this, the field of long-term care is undergoing a rapid redefinition of both its institutional and community-based providers. Public policy makers are working to add much-needed alternative modes of delivery to traditional long-term institutional care. New rules, new levels, and new kinds of care are constantly being created. As a result, tomorrow's long-term care administrators will have to be flexible enough to adapt to different management settings, and to oversee an ever-expanding variety of services. They will need the skills essential to managing larger organizations, likely to include multiple aspects of long-term care. Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum provides a solid, realistic foundation on which to build your expertise. You will understand the differences and similarities among the many long-term care services... how the various segments of long-term care fit together to form an overall system...and the skills you will need to succeed in that system in the future.