Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Report: Quality of American Nursing Homes Improving

In-Home Care, Assisted Living, and Aging-in-Place are three excellent options for those seeking to delay or avoid a nursing home stay.  But even with recent advances in technology, nursing home care is still a reality for millions of Americans, and the number of young nursing home patients under 65 is on the rise.   

The good news is, since 2009, there has been a marked quality improvement to America’s nursing home facilities, according to a report from the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care and the American Health Care Association. 

“The report used government-measured, publicly-available quality data. Independent researchers provided expert analysis on the capabilities of skilled nursing facilities, trends in skilled nursing care and the need for quality measures to effectively evaluate rehabilitation outcomes among an increasingly diverse patient population.” 

Read the full article here (Retirement-living.com)

1 comment:

  1. In case of more medical attention ,seniors would have to be moved to a nursing home but otherwise they will prefer 'Senior Care at Home' where they feel more secure, comfortable and independent.
    Elderly Care at Home