Report: Quality of American Nursing Homes Improving

In-Home Care, Assisted Living, and Aging-in-Place are three excellent options for those seeking to delay or avoid a nursing home stay.  But even with recent advances in technology, nursing home care is still a reality for millions of Americans, and the number of young nursing home patients under 65 is on the rise.   
The good news is, since 2009, there has been a marked quality improvement to America’s nursing home facilities, according to a report from the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care and the American Health Care Association. 
“The report used government-measured, publicly-available quality data. Independent researchers provided expert analysis on the capabilities of skilled nursing facilities, trends in skilled nursing care and the need for quality measures to effectively evaluate rehabilitation outcomes among an increasingly diverse patient population.” 
Read the full article here (Retirement-living.com)
Real the full quality report here

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About Evan H Farr, CELA, CAP

Evan H. Farr is a 4-time Best-Selling author in the field of Elder Law and Estate Planning. In addition to being one of approximately 500 Certified Elder Law Attorneys in the Country, Evan is one of approximately 100 members of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a Charter Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners.

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