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

Publication Date

2006-03-23

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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.

DOI of Published Version

10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.00634_1.x

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

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