The Nursing Home Compare report card: consumers' use and understanding.

@article{Castle2009TheNH,
  title={The Nursing Home Compare report card: consumers' use and understanding.},
  author={Nicholas G. Castle},
  journal={Journal of aging & social policy},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={187-208}
}
The Nursing Home Compare report card provides information on the World Wide Web about quality measures for almost every nursing home in the United States. In this research, we first examined whether consumers were using Nursing Home Compare. Second, we examined whether consumers could accurately interpret the quality information given in Nursing Home Compare. Data were collected from 4754 family members of nursing home residents. A comprehension index was used to examine whether the information… CONTINUE READING