Explain how the capital acquisition will affect the financial health of the organization.
You are the unit manager of a 50-bed, step-down unit, and it is time for you to prepare your annual capital budget. You have seen a significant turnover in your nursing staff in the past three years; a review of exit interviews and patient surveys indicates low nurse satisfaction, poor morale, and complaints of an antiquated and depressing work environment. You have researched the impact of a positive working environment on staff productivity and morale and decided to request a renovation of the nurses’ lounge as the main purchase in your capital budget. You will present your request as a quality improvement investment. Prepare a capital budget for a facility renovation. Assemble your budget figures in a table, using a format of your choice. You may use either Microsoft Word or Excel to create your budget table. Note: You may use the budget in the Vila Health: Preparing a Capital Budget multimedia exercise from the Resources as an example of how you might format your table. You may also use a budget format used in your organization or a format you find in any of the course resources or on the Internet. Describe the capital acquisition. Justify the need for the capital acquisition. Prepare the capital budget. Describe the process for calculating costs. Present a plan for budget management. Explain how the capital acquisition will affect the financial health of the organization. Present budget data and information clearly and accurately. Integrate relevant and credible sources of evidence to support your budget data and information