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Report to Congress: Appropriateness of minimum nurse staffing ratios in nursing homes Phase I

June 1, 2000

Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)

This is Volume II of III (Chapters 7-12) of the Phase I report on the appropriateness of establishing minimum staffing ratios in nursing homes, a two-part series commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services. This report attempts to find a relationship between the level of staffing in nursing homes and quality of care. Although the report makes no specific recommendations, guidelines are suggested based on data collected from the time-motion study, the multivariate analysis of relationships between quality care and staffing, and the literature review.

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