Characteristics of elderly nursing home current residents and discharges
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Characteristics of elderly nursing home current residents and discharges data from the 1997 National Nursing Home Survey by Celia S. Gabrel

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Published by [U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md. (6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville 20782) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nursing home patients -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Nursing homes -- United States -- Statistics

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Edition Notes

Other titlesData from the 1997 National Nursing Home Survey.
StatementCelia S. Gabrel.
GenreStatistics.
SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 2000-1250., Advance data from vital and health statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / National Center for Health Statistics -- no. 312., Advance data from vital and health statistics of the National Center for Health Statistics -- no. 312.
ContributionsNational Nursing Home Survey (U.S.), National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17595274M
OCLC/WorldCa44048487

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Sociodemographic characteristics of these elderly nursing home residents, as measured at the time of admission, are shown in table 1 for all residents and separately by sex. These elderly nursing home residents were predominantly women (75 percent), 75 years old and over (82 percent), white (89 percent), non-Hispanic (92 percent), and widowed. Nursing homes with independent living or personal care beds had larger proportions of residents age 85 and over ( percent) than did hospital-based nursing homes ( percent) or nursing homes with only nursing home beds ( percent).   Characteristics of elderly nursing home current residents and discharges: data from the National Nursing Home Survey; p. nr [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] Banaszak-Holl J, Fendrick AM, Foster NL, Herzog AR, Kabeto MU, Kent DM, Straus WL, Langa by: Nursing homes provide a broad range of long-term care services designed to assist people who have functional or cognitive limitations. Increasingly, they are also providing skilled nursing and therapy for short-term residents following a hospitalization. This AARP Public Policy Institute Fact Sheet by Ari Houser provides an overview of nursing home residents, services, costs, and recent trends.

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Nursing homes have changed dramatically over the past several decades. These changes have been driven by government regulations and consumer pressures. Today’s nursing homes are highly regulated, high-quality institutions for the care and treatment of older adults who have severe physical health concerns and/or mental disabilities. Assisted-living facilities do not have the same regulations. Current residents are persons in the nursing home on the day of the survey, and discharges represent completed episodes of care that ended during a one-year period prior to the survey. Results—In , approximately million elderly residents lived in nursing homes on an average day in the United States.   5 Qualities of a Great Nursing Home More When Sue Johansen's husband, Chris, 57, was in a catastrophic car accident in , she had just 24 hours to find a good nursing home Author: Samantha Costa. The law requires nursing homes to “promote and protect the rights of each resident” and places a strong emphasis on individual dignity and self-determination. Nursing homes must meet residents’ rights requirements if they participate in Medicare or Medicaid. The following is an overview of the ways that the law protects residents File Size: 23KB.