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October 20, 2020

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – October 20, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 7:45 pm

AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard,” (October 2020, .pdf format). Note: Data sheets available for each state.

www.aarp.org/ppi/issues/caregiving/info-2020/nursing-home-covid-dashboard.html

September 25, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – September 25, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:31 pm

States Continued To Fall Short in Meeting Required Timeframes for Investigating Nursing Home Complaints: 2016-2018,” (OEI-01-19-00421, September 2020, .pdf format, 32p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-01-19-00421.asp

September 8, 2020

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Reports – September 8, 2020

A. “Interfaces between the aged care and health systems in Australia—movements between aged care and hospital 2016–17,” (September 2020, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/aged-care/movements-between-aged-care-and-hospital/contents/summary

B. “Interfaces between the aged care and health systems in Australia—GP use by people living in permanent residential aged care 2012–13 to 2016–17,” (September 2020, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/aged-care/gp-use-by-people-in-permanent-residential-care/contents/summary

September 2, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – September 2, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:59 pm

A. “Overlooked and Undercounted: The Growing Impact of COVID-19 on Assisted Living Facilities,” by Sarah True, Nancy Ochieng, Juliette Cubanski, Priya Chidambaram, and Tricia Neuman (August 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/overlooked-and-undercounted-the-growing-impact-of-covid-19-on-assisted-living-facilities/

B. “Key Questions About the Impact of Coronavirus on Long-Term Care Facilities Over Time,” by Priya Chidambaram (August 2020, .pdf format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/key-questions-about-the-impact-of-coronavirus-on-long-term-care-facilities-over-time/

August 18, 2020

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Research Letter Abstract – August 18, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:18 pm

Prevalence of Psychotropic and Opioid Prescription Fills Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Dementia in the US,” by Donovan T. Maust, Julie Strominger, Julie P. W. Bynum, Kenneth M. Langa, Lauren B. Gerlach, Kara Zivin, and Steven C. Marcus (Vol. 324, No. 7, August 18, 2020, p. 706-708).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2769458

August 17, 2020

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – August 17, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:23 pm

Facility-Wide Teting for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes — Seven U.S. Jurisdictions, March–June 2020,” by Kelly M. Hatfield, Sujan C. Reddy, Kaitlin Forsberg, Lauren Korhonen, Kelley Garner, Trent Gulley, Allison James, Naveen Patil, Carla Bezold, Najibah Rehman, Marla Sievers, Benjamin Schram, Tracy K. Miller, Molly Howell, Claire Youngblood, Hannah Ruegner, Rachel Radcliffe, Allyn Nakashima, Michael Torre, Kayla Donohue, Paul Meddaugh, Mallory Staskus, Brandon Attell, Caitlin Biedron, Peter Boersma, Lauren Epstein, Denise Hughes; Meghan Lyman, Leigh E. Preston, Guillermo V. Sanchez, Sukarma Tanwar, Nicola D. Thompson, Snigdha Vallabhaneni, Amber Vasquez, and John A. Jernigan (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, Vol. 69, No. 32, August 14, 2020, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1095-1099).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6932e5.htm

August 13, 2020

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report – August 13, 2020

Seniors in Transition: Exploring Pathways Across the Care Continuum,” (August 2020, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.cihi.ca/en/seniors-in-transition-exploring-pathways-across-the-care-continuum

August 7, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – August 7, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:23 pm

Key Questions About Nursing Home Regulation and Oversight in the Wake of COVID-19,” by MaryBeth Musumeci and Priya Chidambaram (August 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/key-questions-about-nursing-home-regulation-and-oversight-in-the-wake-of-covid-19/

August 6, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – August 6, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:55 pm

Some Nursing Homes’ Reported Staffing Levels in 2018 Raise Concerns; Consumer Transparency Could Be Increased,” (OEI-04-18-00450, August 2020, .pdf format, 37p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-04-18-00450.asp

August 4, 2020

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – August 4, 2020

Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.

A. “The Impact of Social Security on Pension Claiming and Retirement: Active vs. Passive Decisions,” by Rafael Lalive, Arvind Magesan, and Stefan Staubli (w27616, August 2020, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27616

B. “Nursing Home Staff Networks and COVID-19,” by M. Keith Chen, Judith A. Chevalier, and Elisa F. Long (w27608, August 2020, .pdf format, 22p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27608

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – August 4, 2020

A. “Older adults with dual sensory loss in rehabilitation show high functioning and may fare better than those with single sensory loss,” by Andrea Urqueta Alfaro, Dawn M. Guthrie, Cathy McGraw, and Walter Wittich (PLoS ONE 15(8): e0237152. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237152, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 22p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237152

B. “Factors associated with follow-up difficulty in longitudinal studies involving community-dwelling older adults,” by Hisashi Kawai, Manami Ejiri, Harukazu Tsuruta, Yukie Masui, Yutaka Watanabe, Hirohiko Hirano, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Kazushige Ihara, Masashi Tanaka, and Shuichi Obuchi (PLoS ONE 15(8): e0237166. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237166, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237166

C. “Drug related problems in older adults living with dementia,” by Sirasa Ruangritchankul, Nancye M. Peel, Leila Shafiee Hanjani, and Leonard C. Gray (PLoS ONE 15(7): e0236830. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236830, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 22p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0236830

July 30, 2020

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – July 30, 2020

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 6:26 pm

Does Immigration Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Homes?” by Delia Furtado and Francesc Ortega (Disucssion Paper No. 13552, July 2020, .pdf format, 39p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/13552

July 24, 2020

CAAR – Scripps Gerontology Center [Miami University, Ohio] Report – July 24, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:04 pm

The family experience in long-term care during the COVID-19 visitation restriction,” by Jane K. Straker and Mi Sun Choi (July 2020, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.miamioh.edu/cas/academics/centers/scripps/research/publications/2020/07/families-experience-ltc-during-covid-19-visitation-restriction.html

July 23, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report – July 23, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 8:38 pm

Impacts of Minimum Wage Increases on Nursing Homes: Final Report,” (June 2020, .pdf format, 34p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/impacts-minimum-wage-increases-nursing-homes-final-report

July 15, 2020

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – July 15, 2020

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 7:08 pm

Exploring the Relationship between Care Homes and Excess Deaths in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Italy,” by Caterina Alacevich, Nicolò Cavalli, Osea Giuntella, Raffaele Lagravinese, Francesco Moscone, and Catia Nicodemo (Discussion Paper No. 13492, July 2020, .pdf format, 16p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of this paper available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/13492

June 30, 2020

CAAR – European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research Issue Brief – June 30, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:05 pm

Co-financing residential care for older people: models and equity implications,” by Cassandra Simmons, Kai Leichsenring, and Ricardo Rodrigues (2020, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.euro.centre.org/publications/detail/3774

June 25, 2020

CAAR – US House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony – June 25, 2020

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:53 pm

Examining the COVID-19 Nursing Home Crisis,” a hearing held June 25, 2020 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 3 hours 7 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 6:20 mark

waysandmeans.house.gov/legislation/hearings/examining-covid-19-nursing-home-crisis

June 11, 2020

CAAR – US House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Briefing – June 11, 2020

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 7:46 pm

The Devastating Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis in America’s Nursing Homes,” held June 11, 2020 (video of the full briefing available at the Subcommittee website, running time 2 hours 8 minutes). Note: Briefing begins at the 1:40 mark.

coronavirus.house.gov/subcommittee-activity/briefings/devastating-impact-coronavirus-crisis-america-s-nursing-homes

June 8, 2020

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Release – June 8, 2020

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , , — admin @ 7:03 pm

COVID-19 Nursing Home Data,” (June 2020, data can be downloaded in CSV, KML, or Shapefile format).

data.cms.gov/stories/s/COVID-19-Nursing-Home-Data/bkwz-xpvg

June 2, 2020

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Data Release – June 2, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:55 pm

Nursing Home COVID-19 Data,” (May 2020, .pdf format, 1p.).

www.cms.gov/files/document/6120-nursing-home-covid-19-data.pdf

May 28, 2020

CAAR – The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing/Staidear Fadaimseartha na h Eireann um Dhul in Aois [TILDA] (Trinity College, Ireland] Report – May 28, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:02 pm

TILDA Nursing Home Data: A Short Report To Inform COVID-19 Responses For Our Most Vulnerable 2020,” by Roman Romero-Ortuno, Peter May, Minjuan Wang, Siobhan Scarlett, Ann Hever and Rose Anne Kenny (May 2020, .pdf format, 4p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/publications/reports/Covid19NursingHomes/index.php

May 21, 2020

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Reports – May 21, 2020

A. “Medicare: CMS Should Provide Beneficiaries More Information about Substance Use Disorder Coverage,” (GAO-20-408, May 2020, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-408

B. “Infection Control Deficiencies Were Widespread and Persistent in Nursing Homes Prior to COVID-19 Pandemic,” (GAO-20-576R, May 2020, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-576R

May 18, 2020

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin – May 18, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:58 pm

Deaths involving COVID-19 in the care sector, England and Wales: deaths occurring up to 1 May 2020 and registered up to 9 May 2020 (provisional),” (May 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 20p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/deathsinvolvingcovid19inthecaresectorenglandandwales/deathsoccurringupto1may2020andregisteredupto9may2020provisional

April 28, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Data Note – April 28, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:27 pm

Requirements for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities in Response to COVID-19 Vary Across States,” by Sarah True, Tricia Neuman, Juliette Cubanski, Nancy Ochieng, and Wyatt Koma (April 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/data-note-requirements-for-nursing-homes-and-assisted-living-facilities-in-response-to-covid-19-vary-across-states/

 

March 9, 2020

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Report – March 9, 2020

Trends in Electronic Health Record Use Among Residential Care Communities: United States, 2012, 2014, and 2016,” by Christine Caffrey, Christopher Cairns, and Vincent Rome (National Health Statistics Reports No. 140, March 2020, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr140-508.pdf

February 10, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – February 10, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:25 pm

A. “Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Enrollment and Spending,” by Molly O’Malley Watts, MaryBeth Musumeci, and Priya Chidambaram (February 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 23p.).

www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/medicaid-home-and-community-based-services-enrollment-and-spending/

B. “Key State Policy Choices About Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services,” by MaryBeth Musumeci, Molly O’Malley Watts, and Priya Chidambaram (February 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 58p.).

www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/key-state-policy-choices-about-medicaid-home-and-community-based-services/

November 25, 2019

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – November 25, 2019

Location, location, location: Close ties among older continuing care retirement community residents,” by Liat Ayalon and Inbal Yahav (PLoS ONE 14(11): e0225554. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0225554, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0225554

November 20, 2019

CAAR – Genworth Financial Report – November 20, 2019

Cost of Care Survey 2019,” (November 2019, .pdf format).

– Home Page:

www.genworth.com/aging-and-you/finances/cost-of-care.html

– National and State Tables (.pdf format, 7p.).

pro.genworth.com/riiproweb/productinfo/pdf/282102.pdf

– Key Findings and Methodology (.pdf format, 5p.).

pro.genworth.com/riiproweb/productinfo/pdf/131168.pdf

November 19, 2019

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means Hearing Testimony – November 19, 2019

Caring for Aging Americans,” a hearing held November 14, 2019 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the Committee’s YouTube channel, running time 3 hours 35 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 8:45 mark.

waysandmeans.house.gov/legislation/hearings/caring-aging-americans

November 14, 2019

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – November 14, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:22 pm

Nursing Homes: Better Oversight Needed to Protect Residents from Abuse,” (GAO-20-259T, November 2019, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-259T

November 11, 2019

CAAR – Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) [University of Essex, Colchester, UK] Working Paper – November 11, 2019

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 5:11 pm

Market concentration, supply, quality and prices paid by local authorities in the English care home market,” by Ferran Espuny Pujol, Ruth Hancock, Morten Hviid, Marcello Morciano, and Stephen Pudney (ISER Working Paper No. 2019-10, November 2019, .pdf format, 26p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of this paper available at:

www.iser.essex.ac.uk/research/publications/working-papers/iser/2019-10

October 29, 2019

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement and Disability Research Center Working Paper – October 29, 2019

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 6:07 pm

The Growth and Geographical Variation of Nursing Home Self-Pay Prices,” by Sean Shenghsiu Huang, Richard Hirth, Jane Banaszak-Holl, and Stephanie Yuan (WP 2019-397, 2019, .pdf format, 22p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of this paper available at:

mrdrc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/the-growth-and-geographical-variation-of-nursing-home-self-pay-prices/

October 23, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Data Release – October 23, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:09 pm

Trends in Nursing Home Complaints (2016-2018),” (October 2019, HTML format).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/maps/2019-nursing-home/index.asp

September 19, 2019

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 19, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:26 pm

Elder Abuse: Federal Requirements for Oversight in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Differ,” (GAO-19-599, August 2019, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-19-599

September 17, 2019

CAAR – Michigan Retirement and Disability Research Center [University of Michigan] Working Paper – September 17, 2019

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 6:01 pm

The Growth and Geographical Variation of Nursing Home Self-Pay Prices,” by Sean Shenghsiu Huang, Richard Hirth, Jane Banaszak-Holl, and Stephanie Yuan (WP 2019-397, 2019, .pdf format, 22p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of this paper available at:

mrdrc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/the-growth-and-geographical-variation-of-nursing-home-self-pay-prices/

September 11, 2019

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – September 11, 2019

A. “Distinguishing mild cognitive impairment from healthy aging and Alzheimer’s Disease: The contribution of the INECO Frontal Screening (IFS),” by Helena S. Moreira, Ana Sofia Costa, Álvaro Machado, São Luís Castro, César F. Lima, and Selene G. Vicente (PLoS ONE 14(9): e0221873. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221873, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0221873

B. “Falls among community-dwelling older adults in Ethiopia; A preliminary cross-sectional study,” by Balamurugan Janakiraman, Melaku Hailu Temesgen, Gashaw Jember, Asmare Yitayeh Gelaw, Berihu Fisseha Gebremeskel, Hariharasudhan Ravichandran, Emnet Worku, Yohannes Abich, Fekadu Yilak, and Misganaw Belay (PLoS ONE 14(9): e0221875. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221875, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0221875

C. “Development of a family caregiver needs-assessment scale for end-of-life care for senility at home (FADE),” by Midori Saito, Etsuko Tadaka, and Azusa Arimoto (PLoS ONE 14(9): e0222235. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222235, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0222235

August 5, 2019

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – August 5, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:37 pm

VA Nursing Home Care: VA Has Opportunities to Enhance Its Oversight and Provide More Comprehensive Information on Its Website,” (GAO-19-428, July 2019, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-19-428

 

July 25, 2019

CAAR – Pennsylvania Department of State Auditor Report – July 25, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:52 pm

Who Will Care for Mom and Dad?” (July 2019, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.paauditor.gov/Media/Default/Reports/RPT_Nursing%20homes_072319_FINAL.pdf

July 23, 2019

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – July 23, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:44 pm

Nursing Homes: Improved Oversight Needed to Better Protect Residents from Abuse,” (GAO-19-671T, July 2019, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-19-671T

June 24, 2019

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Report – June 24, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:35 pm

Smiling matters: oral health care in care homes,” (June 2019, .pdf format, 33p.).

www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-report/smiling-matters-oral-health-care-care-homes

June 19, 2019

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – June 19, 2019

Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.

A. “Redistributive Effects of Different Pension Systems When Longevity Varies by Socioeconomic Status,” by Miguel Sánchez-Romero, Ronald D. Lee, and Alexia Prskawetz (w25944, June 2019, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w25944

B. “Do Report Cards Predict Future Quality? The Case of Skilled Nursing Facilities,” by Portia Y. Cornell, David C. Grabowski, Edward C. Norton, and Momotazur Rahman (w25940, June 2019, .pdf format, 65p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w25940

June 13, 2019

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Report – June 13, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:19 pm

Families’ and residents’ right to know: uncovering poor care in America’s nursing homes,” (June 2019, .pdf format, 26p.).

www.aging.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Casey%20Toomey%20SFF%20Report%20June%202019.pdf

June 12, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Reports – June 12, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:47 pm

A. “CMS Could Use Medicare Data To Identify Instances of Potential Abuse or Neglect,” (A-01-17-00513, June 2019, .pdf format, 43p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region1/11700513.asp

B. “Incidents of Potential Abuse and Neglect at Skilled Nursing Facilities Were Not Always Reported and Investigated,” (A-01-16-00509, June 2019, .pdf format, 49p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region1/11600509.asp

May 2, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – May 2, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:23 pm

Trends in Deficiencies at Nursing Homes Show That Improvements Are Needed To Ensure the Health and Safety of Residents,” (A-09-18-02010, April 2019, .pdf format, 23p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91802010.asp

April 17, 2019

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – April 17, 2019

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:53 pm

Pain characteristics and incidence of functional disability among community-dwelling older adults,” by Keitaro Makino, Sangyoon Lee, Seongryu Bae, Songee Jung, Yohei Shinkai, Ippei Chiba, and Hiroyuki Shimada (PLoS ONE 14(4): e0215467. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215467, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0215467

March 6, 2019

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Testimony – March 6, 2019

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 5:42 pm

Not Forgotten: Protecting Americans From Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes,” a hearing held March 6, 2019 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available on the site, running time 2 hours 43 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 16:28 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/not-forgotten-protecting-americans-from-abuse-and-neglect-in-nursing-homes

February 15, 2019

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – February 15, 2019

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

CMS Guidance to State Survey Agencies on Verifying Correction of Deficiencies Needs To Be Improved To Help Ensure the Health and Safety of Nursing Home Residents,” (A-09-18-02000, February 2019, .pdf format, 24p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91802000.asp

December 4, 2018

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – December 4, 2018

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

Adverse Events in Long-Term-Care Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries,” (OEI-06-14-00530, November 2018, .pdf format, 61p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-06-14-00530.asp

October 4, 2018

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Reports – October 4, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 12:23 pm

A. “Health and Well-being Innovation Commission Inquiry – Social Connections and Loneliness,” by Dr. Brian Beach (September 2018, .pdf format, 18p.).

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

B. “Health and Well-being Innovation Commission Inquiry – Retirement Communities and Care Homes,” by (September 2018, .pdf format, 15p.).

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

September 20, 2018

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – September 20, 2018

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

A. “The risk of developing cancer following metal-on-metal hip replacement compared with non metal-on-metal hip bearings: Findings from a prospective national registry “The National Joint Registry of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man”,” by Linda P. Hunt, Ashley W. Blom, Gulraj S. Matharu, Martyn L. Porter, and Michael R. Whitehouse (PLoS ONE 13(9): e0204356. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204356, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0204356

B. “The relationship between nursing home quality and costs: Evidence from the VA,” by Kathleen Carey, Shibei Zhao, A. Lynn Snow, and Christine W. Hartmann (PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203764. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203764, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0203764

 

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