The disparity between the numbers of vulnerable elderly disabled in Kentucky and the number of available long-term care beds.

Abstract

This study examines the relationship between the increasing number of elderly and disabled people in Kentucky and the static number of long-term nursing home beds available. A comparison is made by using the 2000 US census data. The relationship between the number of patients at risk for long-term placement, the number of beds available, and the shift to… (More)

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@article{Huynh2006TheDB, title={The disparity between the numbers of vulnerable elderly disabled in Kentucky and the number of available long-term care beds.}, author={Ngoc Thanh Huynh and Forrest Hanke}, journal={The Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association}, year={2006}, volume={104 5}, pages={195-7} }