California Nursing Homes: Care Problems Persist Despite Federal and State Oversight

California Nursing Homes: Care Problems Persist Despite Federal and State Oversight

by William J. Scanlon
     
 

Addresses the life-threatening potential of serious conditions in nursing homes, such as malnutrition, dehydration, & improper care of incontinent & immobile residents. Examines, through a medical record review, whether serious care problems currently exist; reviews the adequacy of federal & state efforts in monitoring nursing home care through annual surveys; &… See more details below

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Addresses the life-threatening potential of serious conditions in nursing homes, such as malnutrition, dehydration, & improper care of incontinent & immobile residents. Examines, through a medical record review, whether serious care problems currently exist; reviews the adequacy of federal & state efforts in monitoring nursing home care through annual surveys; & assesses the effectiveness of federal & state efforts to enforce sustained compliance with federal nursing home requirements. Charts & tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788177040
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Pages:
70

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