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October 1, 2012 | Journal Article
The Green House Project, a breakthrough solution to caring for aging Americans, illustrates what it takes to take an idea mainstream.
September 28, 2011 | News Release
New poll, economic data underscores demand, viability of The Green House model.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Compared with traditional skilled nursing homes, the Green House model allows for more time to be spent caring for and engaging residents.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The article examines evidence related to the essential elements of Green House homes and similar models of nursing home care.
January 7, 2010 | Journal Article
The culture-change movement is a broad-based effort to transform nursing homes from impersonal health care institutions into true person-centered homes offering long-term care services. The movement encompasses almost three decades of consumer advocacy coupled with legal, legislative, and policy work aimed at improving both the quality of care and the quality of life in nursing homes.
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Consumer-directed long-term care service programs give participants the flexibility they want, while reducing unmet need for home and community-based services and supports. Their experiences offer valuable insights, guidance and encouragement to other states contemplating consumer-directed service expansions.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article explores the issue of aging and longevity, and describes one region's response to the growing population of seniors.
April 1, 2007 | Journal Article
The prevalence of Medicaid nursing home use in the last year ranged from 23 percent for those aged 74 and younger to 60 percent for those aged 85 and older.
February 1, 2007 | Journal Article
This research examines Cash and Counseling's effects on the costs and uses of Medicaid's personal care services or home and community-based waiver services effects on other Medicaid costs and effects on total Medicaid costs.
January 1, 2005 | Journal Article
There is preliminary evidence that the formal adoption of continuous quality improvement (CQI) in nursing homes contributes to improved clinical outcomes. This study identifies organizational factors that best predict formal CQI adoption. Data for t ...