A preliminary evaluation of the paid feeding assistant regulation: impact on feeding assistance care process quality in nursing homes.

@article{Simmons2007APE,
  title={A preliminary evaluation of the paid feeding assistant regulation: impact on feeding assistance care process quality in nursing homes.},
  author={Sandra F. Simmons and Rosanna M Bertrand and Victoria Shier and Rebecca Sweetland and Therese J Moore and Donna T Hurd and John F. Schnelle},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={184-92}
}
PURPOSE The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality sponsored a nationwide study to evaluate the federal paid feeding assistant (PFA) regulation that allows nursing homes to hire single-task workers to provide feeding assistance to nursing home residents. Organizers designed the PFA regulation to increase the number of staff available to provide assistance with eating and improve nutritional care process quality. DESIGN AND METHODS Trained… CONTINUE READING

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