TITLE

Survey: Proportion of seniors entering nursing homes down due to growth in home care services

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Jet;3/10/97, Vol. 91 Issue 16, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that fewer seniors in the United States are entering nursing homes due to the growth in home care services. Survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS); Percentage decline in occupancy rates in nursing homes.
ACCESSION #
9703243258

 

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