Sign Up to Receive PHI Alerts

The effect on nursing home resident outcomes of creating a household within a traditional structure

April 8, 2013

JAMDA Vol. 14, No. 4 – Elsevier

Compares resident data from 33 traditional nursing homes with 35 nursing homes that are structured in the household model, in accordance with person-centered care standards. The report finds that residents in household-model nursing homes showed superior outcomes in several areas, including better self-performed eating ability and lower usage of restraints. However, traditional nursing homes reported a lower fall rate among residents.

View Article

Contributing Authors
Chang, Yu-Ping, Junxin Li, and Davina Porock
Share This

Caring for the Future

Our new policy report takes an extensive look at today's direct care workforce—in five installments.

Workforce Data Center

From wages to employment statistics, find the latest data on the direct care workforce.