Hitting home: a survey of housing conditions of homes used for long-term care in Ontario.

@article{Mckeever2006HittingHA,
  title={Hitting home: a survey of housing conditions of homes used for long-term care in Ontario.},
  author={Patricia Mckeever and Helen M. Scott and Mary L. Chipman and Katherine Osterlund and Joan M. Eakin},
  journal={International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={521-33}
}
A telephone survey of a random sample of 811 long-term home care clients from three geographically distinct regions in Ontario was conducted to illuminate the living and working conditions in households receiving long-term care services. The median age of clients was 77 years and 75 percent were female. The majority had not completed high school. Almost half were widowed, had income levels of dollar 20,000 (Canadian) or less, and lived alone. Approximately one-third needed help with most basic… CONTINUE READING

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