Ontario fails to adequately monitor public drug provision
- A data perspective on long-term care. Liu, Korbin // Gerontologist;Aug94, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p476
Highlights observations on progress in long-term care data. Research potential of long-term care data on the health of the aged; Development of length of stay; Nursing home admission risks; Transitions in home care.
- Mainers need not apply. // Drug Topics;10/10/94, Vol. 138 Issue 19, p7
Reports that the state of Maine has been excluded from the rebate program for Miles' calcium-channel blocker due to state legislation on unitary pharmacy pricing.
- Hiring the Mentally Challenged to Improve Staffing. Pine, Nancy // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Apr2000, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p39
Highlights the employment of disabled individuals at the Halcyon House Retirement Community, a long-term care facility in Washington, Iowa. Organization of the program by Brett De Wolf, environmental services supervisor; Importance of matching the employee's abilities to the position; Problems...
- Short- and Intermediate-Term Trends Affecting Medicaid Policy for Persons with Disability, Chronic Illness, and Special Needs. Wallack, Stanley S.; Sciegaj, Mark; Long, Linda // Journal of Disability Policy Studies;Spring2002, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p236
Describes the trends affecting the Medicaid program for persons with disability, chronic illness and special needs. Growth in noninstitutional care alternatives; Private financing options for long-term care for older persons with a disability; Expansion of cash benefit options to more...
- What Older People Want From Long-Term Care, And How They Can Get It. Kane, Robert L.; Kane, Rosalie A. // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p114
Focuses on the long-term care preferences for senior persons with disabilities in the United States. Emphasis on safety and efficiency; Empowerment on making decisions; Provision of structure and consumer information; Revision of attitudes toward safety and protection.
- Caregivers in the United States and the United Kingdom: Different Systems, Similar Challenges. Montgomery, Anne; Holzhausen, Emily // Generations;Winter2003/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p61
Reports on the caregivers of the US and the UK. Origin of the caregiver movements; Aspect of developing policy regarding carers; Highlights on the similarities and differences between carers; Need for expansion of services; Challenges faced by carers.
- New IT Products to Enhance Resident Care and Well-Being. Morrison, Malcolm // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;May2003, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p66
Focuses on improvements in long-term care information systems, as of May 2003. Details on improved capabilities in clinical documentation; Electronic access to ancillary data such as an automated pharmacy system; Information on systems that track risk incidents such as fall injuries, medication...
- Inhalers and liquid medicines associated with increased risk of administration errors. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Aug2011, Vol. 92 Issue 1095, p81
The article presents a study on the effect of formulation and monitored dosage systems (MDS) on drug administration errors in care homes for older people in Great Britain. The study found that inhalers, liquid medications, and creams, eye drops or injections were associated with increased errors...
- Reviewing the definition of crisis in dementia care. Vroomen, Janet MacNeil; Bosmans, Judith E.; van Hout, Hein P. J.; de Rooij, Sophia E. // BMC Geriatrics;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Crisis is a term frequently used in dementia care lacking a standardized definition. This article systematically reviews existing definitions of crisis in dementia care literature to create a standardized definition that can be utilized for research, policy and clinical practice....