5107.0 Community-Based Long-Term Care

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will include research initiatives associated with community-based long-term care. The topics included predictors of home health nurses changes in practice after experiencing care errors, the comparison between treatment and control home health pay-for-performance demonstration participants, a patient-centered, multidisciplinary team approach to home-based primary care, symbolic values of Tai-Chi, steering long-term care systems to the intersection of functional limitations and chronic conditions, and integrated pest management & environmental health in public housing for the elderly. Some of these studies were funded by the Federal government. These studies will provide valuable information for both researchers and policy-makers interested in enhancing community-based long term care.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe innovative team approach to home-based primary care. 2. Types of care errors and it relationship with other practice factors in home care. 3. Explain how the combination of chronic conditions and functional limitations affects the nationís health care system and examine pain of having both conditions.

A patient-centered, multidisciplinary team approach to home-based primary care: A new care model at the Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program
Katherine Ornstein, MPH, Cameron Hernandez, MD, Meng Zhang, MD, Silvia Chavez, NP, Elizabeth Shurman, MSW and Theresa Soriano, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Gerontological Health (newly approved name Aging & Public Health)
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)