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 Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents and Facility Deficiencies, 2001 Through 2007 by Charlene Harrington, Ph.D., et al. - The September 2008 edition of this book shows trends in U.S. nursing homes by state for 2001 through 2007. The data are from the federal On-Line Survey and Certification System (OSCAR) reports that are completed at the time of the annual nursing home surveys by state Licensing and Certification programs for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Book sections include: Introduction; Facility Characteristics; Resident Characteristics and Services Provided; Staffing Levels; Facility Deficiencies from State Survey Evaluations; Summary; References; and Technical Notes. Read the Press Release. View the book. (posted September 4, 2008)

Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents and Facility Deficiencies, 2000 Through 2006 by Charlene Harrington, Ph.D., et al. - The September 2007 edition of this book shows trends in U.S. nursing homes by state for the 2000 through 2006. The data are from the federal On-Line Survey and Certification System (OSCAR) reports that are completed at the time of the annual nursing home surveys by state Licensing and Certification programs for the U.S.Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Read the Press Release. View the book. (posted October 4, 2007).

Previous editions:
Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents, and Facility Deficiencies, 1994 Through 2000 published in June 2001 is available here.

Nursing Home Staffing Standards in State Statutes and Regulations, May 2001 by Charlene Harrington, Ph.D. This report provides information on the state statutes and regulations regarding nurse staffing standards. States have established their own staffing standards as a part of their state nursing facility licensing requirements. This report builds on a 1999 survey conducted by NCCNHR. The report is made available here through permission of the author.

Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes - This document is a review of the literature pertaining to malnutrition and dehydration of nursing home residents and a discussion of issues in prevention and treatment. -- June 2000 PDF 

Family Education and Outreach Final Report - This report gives information on major obstacles to family involvement in nursing homes and creative strategies that are helpful in overcoming these obstacles. The report is based on information gathered from over 100 questionnaires completed by advocates around the country. -- Fall 1997 Word/PDF

A Consumer Perspective on Quality Care (Executive Summary) - This document is a seminal study of quality care as defined by the experts -- nursing home residents. It recounts the research, discussions and findings of the NCCNHR survey of 400 residents in 15 cities. -- 1985 Html/PDF

The full report can be purchased through Publications.




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