3302.0 Community-Based Long-Term Care

Monday, October 29, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Promoting community-based LTC is increasingly important with the aging of the US population. This session covers the following topics related to this important issue: the outcomes of two community pharmacy based medication adherence programs, the link between the level of care needs and spending on Home- and Community-Based Services for Money Follows the Person participants, the impact of community-based rehabilitation on activity of daily life for stroke patients in Shanghai, and the “person-centered” care in home care.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the relationship between home- and community-based services and physical and cognitive functioning for those with needs to long-term services and supports. 2. To understand how Community-based Rehabilitation can improve the quality of life and the activity of daily life for stroke patients. 3. Describe the meaning of person-centered care from the perspective of consumers of community-based long-term services and supports (LTSS).

Impact of Community-based Rehabilitation on Activity of Daily Life for Stroke Patients in YangPu, Shanghai
Yi Wu, MD, Weibo Lu, MD, Yin Chen, MD, Yongshan Hu, MD, Lily Hsu, RN,MSN, Jiawen Zhou, MD, Jiali Zhang, MD, Katie Kowalski, MPH and Qian Geng, MPH
“Person-centered” care in home care: A view from the ground up
Kathryn G. Kietzman, PhD, MSW, Steven P. Wallace, PhD, Eva M. Durazo, MPH, Jacqueline M. Torres, MPH, MA, Anne Soon Choi, PhD, Carolyn A. Mendez-Luck, PhD, MPH and A.E. (Ted) Benjamin, PhD

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