Relationship between older americans act in-home services and low-care residents in nursing homes
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe the relationship between states' investments in Older Americans Act in-home services and the relationship to the prevalence of residents in nursing homes who could perhaps be cared for in the community. Identify the potential cost savings to the states Medicaid programs by increasing the proportion of older adults who receive Older Americans Act in-home services.
Keyword(s): Long-Term Care, Community-Based Health Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been conducting research in long-term care for over 7 years. Among my scientific interests have been the quality of care in nursing homes and utilization of home and community based services.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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