Center for Health Policy and Research (CHPR) Publications

Title

Fighting a system biased toward nursing home placement

UMMS Affiliation

Center for Health Policy and Research

Date

3-23-2006

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Aged, 80 and over; *Attitude to Health; Depression; Female; Humans; Male; *Nursing Homes; *Patient Admission

Disciplines

Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Public Health

Abstract

Essay about raising awareness of community-based options for older adults so they can avoid unnecessary nursing facility placement.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Mar;54(3):541-2. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed