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Improving health and long-term care for the elderly

Improving health and long-term care for the elderly

an examination of Medicare, capitation, and HMOs

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Published by InterStudy, Center for Aging and Long-Term Care in Excelsior, Minn. (P.O. Box 458, Excelsior 55331-0458) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Older people -- Long-term care -- United States.,
    • Medicare.,
    • Health maintenance organizations -- United States.,
    • Capitation fees (Health insurance)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [85]-[87]

      StatementLaura Himes Iversen ... [et al.].
      ContributionsIversen, Laura Himes., InterStudy (Center). Center for Aging and Long-Term Care.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA564.8 .I47 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination78, [9] p. :
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2341323M
      LC Control Number86234323

        Many of the million residents in U.S. nursing homes are already at risk for loneliness, which research shows can undermine their physical and mental , during the COVID pandemic, these vulnerable adults are facing even more stress due to fears about contracting the virus — and those fears are exacerbated now that the support they typically rely on, like organized activities. Some suggested academic resources reviewing evidence based practices for long-term care facilities: Achieving and sustaining high rates of influenza immunization among long-term care staff. External; Impact of the raising immunizations safely and effectively (RISE) program on health care worker influenza immunization rates in long term care.

      Nursing-home workers and advocates were among those to testify Thursday before a panel of New Jersey lawmakers considering how to improve the long-term care industry’s ability to withstand.   Since there are nearly of these nonmedical assisted living and board and care homes with the capacity for about 4, elderly residents in Sonoma County, virus transmission could prove.

      Those who oppose rationing health care by age argue that such a policy would violate our moral sense of respect for persons. Embarking on age based health care rationing in order to cut health care costs or to increase productivity treats the elderly as a mere means to economic ends, failing to respect the fundamental dignity of persons. *Long-term care need defined as receiving help with one or more of six activities of daily living (ADLs). Within the elderly Rate of Long-Term Care Need by Age Group* population, the age 85 and older sub-group has the greatest need for long-term care, and is growing as a percentage of the overall elderly population. The rate of long-term care need.


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