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Advancing Long-Term Care Science Through Using Common Data Elements: Candidate Measures for Care Outcomes of Personhood, Well-Being, and Quality of Life
TLDR
Nine measures of well-being, quality of life (QoL), and personhood for residents in LTC are recommended, focusing on previously prioritized care outcomes concepts, as a basis for developing CDEs for long-term care outcomes across countries. Expand
Effects of Guided Care on providers' satisfaction with care: a three-year matched-pair cluster-randomized trial.
TLDR
Findings suggest that Guided Care improved physician satisfaction with patient/family communication and management of chronic care, and it may bolster staff beliefs that care is patient oriented. Expand
Relationships Between Residential Care Community Characteristics and Overnight Hospital Stays and Readmissions: Results From the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers.
TLDR
An association with a continuing care retirement community and provision of therapeutic services were found to be protective against hospitalizations and readmissions, respectively. Expand
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE WORKFORCE ON QUALITY OUTCOMES FOR INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING SERVICES
Abstract A strong, supported long-term care (LTC) workforce is vital to quality outcomes of individuals receiving LTC. With the sector facing issues around recruitment and retention, it is importantExpand
To What Extent Do Local Nursing Home Prescribing Patterns Relate to Psychotropic Prescribing in Assisted Living?
TLDR
Reducing antipsychotic medication use in NHs may influence AL practices in a way not accounted for by local NH patterns, and antianxiety medications have not been the focus of national campaigns and may be more subject to local prescribing behaviors. Expand
LESSONS LEARNED FROM QUALITY IMPROVEMENT DATA COLLECTION FROM ASSISTED LIVING PROVIDERS
  • L. Schwartz
  • Computer Science
  • Innovation in Aging
  • 1 November 2019
TLDR
To increase participation, the AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative has worked consistently with providers to understand challenges of data submission and assist with lessening the burden such as enabling vendors to upload data. Expand
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