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Long-term care services in the United States : 2013 overview
  • Published Date:
    December 2013
  • Source:
    DHHS publication ; no. (PHS) no. 2014-1040
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 3.05 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
  • Series:
    DHHS publication ; no. (PHS)
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. National Profile of Providers of Long-Term Care Services -- Chapter 3. National Profile of Users of Long-Term Care Services -- Chapter 4. Summary -- Chapter 5. Technical notes -- References.

    Long-term care services include a broad range of services that meet the needs of frail older people and other adults with functional limitations. Long-Term care services provided by paid, regulated providers are a significant component of personal health care spending in the United States. This report presents descriptive results from the first wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP), which was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Data presented in this report are drawn from five sources: NCHS surveys of adult day services centers and residential care communities, and administrative records obtained from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on home health agencies, hospices, and nursing homes. This report provides information on the supply, organizational characteristics, staffing, and services offered by providers of long-term care services; and the demographic, health, and functional composition of users of these services. Service users include residents of nursing homes and residential care communities, patients of home health agencies and hospices, and participants of adult day services centers.

    Suggested citastion: Harris-Kojetin L, Sengupta M, Park-Lee E, Valverde R. Long-term care services in the United States: 2013 overview. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2013.

    ISBN 978-0-8406-0663-1 (alk. paper) -- ISBN 0-8406-0663-X (alk. paper)

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