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July 13, 2017

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – July 13, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:17 pm

Major Threat: How the Better Care Reconciliation Act Jeopardizes Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services,” by Susan Reinhard, Jean Accius, Brendan Flinn, and Ari Houser (July 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/how-the-better-care-reconciliation-act-jeopardizes-medicaid-home-and-community-based-services.html

June 20, 2017

CAAR – Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Paper – June 20, 2017

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 5:19 pm

Targeting with In-kind Transfers: Evidence from Medicaid Home Care,” by Ethan Lieber and Lee Lockwood (WP 2017-359, January 2017, .pdf format, 65p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/Abstract/1162?ptid=1

May 18, 2017

CAAR – Life and Living in Advanced Age: a Cohort Study in New Zealand – Te Puawaitanga O Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu (LiLACS NZ) [University of Auckland, New Zealand] Reports – May 18, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:13 pm

A. “Dementia: Supplementary Findings from LiLACS NZ for Section Five in the report ‘Health, Independence and Caregiving in Advanced Age’,” by Ngaire Kerse, Hilary Lapsley, Simon Moyes, Kristina Zawaly, and Karen Hayman (May 2017, .pdf format, 61p.).

www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/assets/fmhs/faculty/lilacs/research/docs/Dementia-Supplement-Research-Report.pdf

B. “Intervals of care need: Need for care and support in advanced age: LiLACS NZ,” by Ngaire Kerse, Hilary Lapsley, Simon Moyes, and Rangimarie Mules (April 2017, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/assets/fmhs/faculty/lilacs/docs/Intervals-of-Care-Need.pdf

May 17, 2017

CAAR – Care Inspectorate [Scotland] Report – May 17, 2017

Services for older people in Edinburgh,” (May 2017, .pdf format, 59p.).

www.careinspectorate.com/images/documents/3831/Edinburgh%20services%20for%20older%20people%20joint%20inspection%20report%20May%202017.pdf

May 16, 2017

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – May 16, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:05 pm

The Adequacy of Income Allowances for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services,” by Richard W. Johnson and Stephan Lindner (May 2017, .pdf format, 31p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/adequacy-income-allowances-medicaid-home-and-community-based-services

December 22, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – December 22, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:46 pm

Medicaid Personal Care Services: CMS Could Do More to Harmonize Requirements across Programs,” (GAO-17-28, November 2016, .pdf format, 57p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-17-28

December 15, 2016

CAAR – International Longevity Center [UK] Report – December 15, 2016

Means testing social care in England,” by Les Mayhew (December 2016, .pdf format, 36p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/means_testing_social_care_in_england

October 26, 2016

CAAR – Australian Parliamentary Library Brief – October 26, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:53 pm

Aged Care: a quick guide,” by Alex Grove (October 2016, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/Parliamentary_Departments/Parliamentary_Library/pubs/rp/rp1617/Quick_Guides/Aged_Care_a_quick_guide

September 22, 2016

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – September 22, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:53 pm

Brexit and the future of the migrant social care workforce,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/brexit_and_the_future_of_the_migrant_social_care_workforce

September 16, 2016

CAAR – King’s Fund [UK] Report – September 16, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:57 pm

Social care for older people: Home truths,” by Richard Humphries, Patrick Hall, Anna Charles, Ruth Thorlby, and Holly Holder (September 2016, .pdf format, 96p.).

www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/social-care-older-people

July 27, 2016

CAAR – UK House of Commons Library Research Note – July 27, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:26 pm

Social care: paying for care home places and domiciliary care,” by Tim Jarrett (SN01911, July 2016, .pdf format, 21p.).

researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/SN01911

May 4, 2016

CAAR – Scottish Government/Riaghaltas na h-Alba Report- May 4, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:43 pm

Free Personal and Nursing Care, Scotland, 2014-15,” (May 2016, HTML, Excel, and .pdf format, 20p.).

www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/04/1769

CAAR – Institutde Recherche Et Documentation En Économie De La Santé [IRDES] Brief – May 4, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:42 pm

Older Adults’ Satisfaction with Medical Care Coordination: A Qualitative Approach,” by Stéphanie Guillaume and Zeynep Or (January 2016, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.irdes.fr/english/issues-in-health-economics/214-older-adults-satisfaction-with-medical-care-coordination.pdf

April 18, 2016

CAAR – Tables of Contents – April 18, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:57 pm

Journals of Gerontology (B): Psychological Sciences (Vol. 71B, No. 3, May 2016).

psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/71/3.toc

Medical Care (Vol. 54, No. 5, May 2016).

journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/pages/currenttoc.aspx

March 7, 2016

CAAR – UK National Audit Office Report – March 7, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:33 pm

Personalised commissioning in adult social care,” (March 2016, .pdf format, 50p.).

www.nao.org.uk/report/personalised-commissioning-in-adult-social-care/

March 1, 2016

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – March 1, 2016

Medicaid Financial Eligibility for Seniors and People with Disabilities in 2015,” by Molly O’Malley Watts, Elizabeth Cornachione, and MaryBeth Musumeci (March 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 28p.).

kff.org/medicaid/report/medicaid-financial-eligibility-for-seniors-and-people-with-disabilities-in-2015/

December 21, 2015

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Release – December 21, 2015

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 4:44 pm

Home Health Agency Utilization and Payment Public Use File (Home Health Agency PUF) (2013),” (December 2015, Excel format).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Provider-Charge-Data/HHA.html

December 15, 2015

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – December 15, 2015

The End of Formal Adult Social Care?” by Ben Franklin (December 2015, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/the_end_of_formal_adult_social_care

December 10, 2015

CAAR – European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research Brief – December 10, 2015

PB From care in homes to care at home: European experiences with (de)institutionalisation in long-term care,” by Stefania Ilinca, Kai Leichsenring, and Ricardo Rodrigues (December 2015, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.euro.centre.org/detail.php?xml_id=2566

October 26, 2015

CAAR – Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report – October 26, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:16 pm

The costs and benefits of paying all the lowest-paid care home workers in the UK the Living Wage,” by Hilary Ingham, Sally-Marie Bamford and Geraint Johnes (October 2015, .pdf format, 40p.).

www.jrf.org.uk/report/costs-and-benefits-paying-all-lowest-paid-care-home-workers-uk-living-wage

August 14, 2015

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report – August 14, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:01 pm

Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave among Home Health Workers: An Analysis of the National Home Health Aide Survey,” by Jess Wilhelm, Natasha Bryant, Janet P. Sutton, and Robyn Stone (January 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 36p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/Reports/2015/JobSatPre.cfm

May 20, 2015

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – May 20, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:37 pm

Older Adults: Federal Strategy Needed to Help Ensure Efficient and Effective Delivery of Home and Community-Based Services and Supports,” (GAO-15-190, May 2015, .pdf format, 60p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-15-190

May 13, 2015

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – May 13, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

Home Health Agencies Conducted Background Checks of Varying Types,” (OEI-07-14-00130, May 2015, .pdf format, 25p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-07-14-00130.asp

April 22, 2015

CAAR – Scottish Government/Riaghaltas na h-Alba Report – April 22, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:36 pm

Free Personal And Nursing Care, Scotland, 2013-14,” (April 2015, .pdf, Excel, and HTML format, 18p.).

www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/04/5430

April 16, 2015

CAAR – Genworth Financial Report – April 16, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:16 pm

Genworth 2015 Cost of Care Survey: Home Care Providers, Adult Day Health Care Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes,” (April 2015, .pdf format, 88p.).

www.genworth.com/dam/Americas/US/PDFs/Consumer/corporate/130568_040115_gnw.pdf

April 3, 2015

CAAR-National Academies Press Monograph-April 3, 2015

Filed under: Books — Tags: — admin @ 4:07 pm

The Future of Home Health Care: Workshop Summary (2015), by Victoria Weisfeld and Tracy A. Lustig (rapporteurs), 2015, .pdf and Openbook format, 160p.). Note: NAP requires free registration before providing monographs.

www.nap.edu/catalog/21662/the-future-of-home-health-care-workshop-summar

March 23, 2015

CAAR – Institute of Medicine Monograph – March 23, 2015

Filed under: Books — Tags: — admin @ 4:44 pm

The Future of Home Health Care: Workshop Summary, Victoria Weisfeld and Tracy A. Lustig, Rapporteurs (National Academies Press, ISBN: 978-0-309-36753-0, .pdf and OpenBook format, 160p.). Ordering information for a print copy is available at athe site. Note: NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu/catalog/21662/the-future-of-home-health-care-workshop-summary

December 22, 2014

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission [MEDPAC] Report – December 22, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:46 pm

Report to the Congress: Impact of Home Health Payment Rebasing on Beneficiary Access to and Quality of Care,” (December 2014, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.medpac.gov/documents/reports/dec14_homehealth_rebasing_report.pdf

November 11, 2014

CAAR – UK National Audit Office Report – November 11, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:21 pm

Planning for the Better Care Fund,” (November 2014, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.nao.org.uk/report/planning-better-care-fund-2/

September 10, 2014

CAAR – US National Centers for Health Statistics Data Briefs – September 10, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:38 pm

A. “Differences in Adult Day Services Center Characteristics by Center Ownership: United States, 2012,” by Lisa L. Dwyer, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin, and Roberto H. Valverde (Data Brief No. 165, September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db165.htm

B. “Differences in Adult Day Services Center Participant Characteristics by Center Ownership: United States, 2012,” by Lisa L. Dwyer, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin, and Roberto H. Valverde (Data Brief No. 164, September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db164.htm

September 9, 2014

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article – September 9, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:18 pm

Canadians with unmet home care needs,” by Martin Turcotte (Insights on Canadian Society, September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-006-x/2014001/article/14042-eng.htm

September 4, 2014

CAAR – King’s Fund [UK] Report – September 4, 2014

A new settlement for health and social care,” by Kate Barker (September 2014, .pdf format, 50p.).

www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/new-settlement-health-and-social-care

August 29, 2014

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report – August 29, 2014

Transition care for older people leaving hospital: 2005-06 to 2012-13,” (August 2014, .pdf format, 96p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129548459

June 25, 2014

CAAR – Australian Bureau of Statistics Data Tables – June 25, 2014

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:47 pm

Caring in the Community, Australia, 2012,” (June 2014, Excel and zipped Excel format).

www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4436.0?OpenDocument

June 13, 2014

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article – June 13, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:02 pm

Receiving care at home,” by Maire Sinha and Amanda Bleakney (June 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 16p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/89-652-x/89-652-x2014002-eng.htm

June 2, 2014

CAAR – Productive Ageing Centre [Australia] Report – June 2, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:40 pm

Meeting ‘Hidden’ Household Costs of Care in the Home: Impacts of the Presence of Disability on Expenditure Patterns of Older Australian Households,” by Xiaodong Gong, Laurie Brown and Linc Thurecht (June 2014, .pdf format, 23p.).

www.productiveageing.com.au/userfiles/file/0414756PAC_HiddenHouseholdCostofCare_Report%20Final.pdf

May 30, 2014

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – May 30, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:58 pm

State Requirements for Conducting Background Checks on Home Health Agency Employees,” (OEI-07-14-00131, May 2014, .pdf format, 10p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-07-14-00131.asp

May 16, 2014

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – May 16, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:43 pm

Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program: Helping Medicaid Beneficiaries Move Back Home,” by Molly O’Malley Watts, Erica L. Reaves and MaryBeth Musumeci (May 2014, .pdf format, 5p.).

kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/money-follows-the-person-demonstration-program-helping-medicaid-beneficiaries-move-back-home/

May 12, 2014

CAAR – National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts [UK] Report – May 12, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:32 pm

Who Cares?: The Role That Entrepreneurs and Technology Can Play in Improving Informal Care in the UK,” by Katie Mountain (May 2014, .pdf format, 23p.).

www.nesta.org.uk/publications/who-cares

April 16, 2014

CAAR – Genworth Report – April 16, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:51 pm

Genworth 2014: Cost of Care Survey Home Care Providers, Adult Day Health Care Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes,” (April 2014, .pdf format, 88p.).

www.genworth.com/corporate/about-genworth/industry-expertise/cost-of-care.html

April 10, 2014

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – April 10, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:43 pm

Limited Compliance With Medicare’s Home Health Face to Face Documentation Requirements,” (OEI-01-12-00390, April 2014, .pdf format, 31p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-01-12-00390.asp

March 13, 2014

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – March 13, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , , — admin @ 4:21 pm

A. “Preventive Home Visits for Mortality, Morbidity, and Institutionalization in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” by Evan Mayo-Wilson, Sean Grant, Jennifer Burton, Amanda Parsons, Kristen Underhill, and Paul Montgomery (PLoS ONE 9(3): e89257. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089257, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0089257

B. “Increased Hippocampal Excitability in the 3xTgAD Mouse Model for Alzheimer’s Disease In Vivo,” by Katherine E. Davis, Sarah Fox, and John Gigg (PLoS ONE 9(3): e91203. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091203, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0091203

CAAR – UK National Audit Office Report – March 13, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:20 pm

Adult social care in England: overview,” (March 2014, .pdf format, 58p.).

www.nao.org.uk/report/adult-social-care-england-overview/

February 12, 2014

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Tables, Article – February 12, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:42 pm

A. CMS’ Medicare and Medicaid Statistical Supplement has recently been updated (2013 edition, tables available in .zip compressed .pdf and Microsoft Excel format):

Personal Health Care Expenditures (table 1.1 to 1.4)

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/MedicareMedicaidStatSupp/Medicare-and-Medicaid-Statistical-Supplement-Items/2013PHCE.html

B. “The Policy Implications of the Cost Structure of Home Health Agencies,” by Dana B. Mukamel, Richard H. Fortinsky, Alan White, Charlene Harrington, Laura M. White, and Quyen Ngo-Metzger (Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, Vol. 4, No. , February 2014, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.cms.gov/mmrr/Articles/A2014/MMRR2014_004_01_a03.html

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – February 12, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:33 pm

Home care for older people: The experience of ASEAN countries,” (February 2014, .pdf format, 47p.).

www.helpage.org/download/52fb87a8529bf

November 26, 2013

CAAR – Economic Policy Institute Report – November 26, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:19 pm

Low Wages and Scant Benefits Leave Many In-Home Workers Unable to Make Ends Meet,” by Heidi Shierholz (Briefing Paper No. 369, November 2013, .pdf and HTML format, 25p.).

www.epi.org/publication/in-home-workers/

October 10, 2013

CAAR – Equality and Human Rights Commission [UK] Report – October 10, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:25 pm

Close to Home Recommendations Review,” (October 2013, .pdf and Word format, 32p.).

www.equalityhumanrights.com/legal-and-policy/inquiries-and-assessments/inquiry-into-home-care-of-older-people/close-to-home-recommendations-review/

September 30, 2013

CAAR – University of California at Los Angeles Center for Health Policy Research Policy Brief – September 30, 2013

Filed under: uncategorized — Tags: , — admin @ 4:41 pm

“The Home Care Industry in California Is Growing and Largely Unregulated,” by Nadereh Pourat (September 2013, .pdf format, 4p.).

healthpolicy.ucla.edu/publications/search/pages/detail.aspx?PubID=1216

September 17, 2013

CAAR – Center for Health Policy Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Report – September 17, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:31 pm

Home Care Quality and Safety: A Profile of Home Care Providers in California,” by Nadereh Pourat (August 2013, .pdf format, 43p.).

healthpolicy.ucla.edu/publications/search/pages/detail.aspx?PubID=1223

May 15, 2013

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – May 15, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:20 pm

Home Health Agencies Received Timely Surveys and Corrected Deficiencies as Required,” (OEI-06-11-00400, April 2013, .pdf format, 23p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-06-11-00400.asp

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