Improving quality of care in nursing homes: What works?

Stadnyk, Robin L.; Lauckner, Heidi; Clarke, Barry
August 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, p1238
Academic Journal
In this article, the author discusses ways to enhance quality of care in nursing homes in Canada. It highlights multidisciplinary chronic disease model of care presented by M. Boorsma and colleagues for effective treatment, quality of care, and staff empowerment. It refers to type II care, defined by the Federal-Provincial Working Party on Patient Care Classification which focuses on medical supervision by professional nurses and personal care on a 24-hour basis.


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