The purpose of this Task Order proposal is to support the development of an assisted living consensus instrument designed to obtain provider reported information on the services and characteristics of individual assisted living residences.
This study will determine the feasibility of implementing the Electronic Enhancement of Health Assessments in Clinical Encounters (ENHANCE) system in primary care settings to improve physician communication.
Disturbed night-time sleep is common in older persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD), leading to significant negative effects on the daytime function of the affected person and on the well-being of caregivers.
Anecdotal data indicate that the more services a setting offers, the more its residents are stigmatized. Unfortunately, this stigma may act to delay an individual’s willingness to seek and accept necessary services.
Therefore, the aim of this project is to conduct a six-month randomized clinical trial of a family-staff partnership program in 24 nursing homes and residential care/assisted living facilities to improve long-term care quality.
This study aims to improve the outcomes of elderly patients with ACS by identifying the most efficacious treatments.
In response to Senate Bill 1016 which mandates that nursing homes report medication errors, this project is developing and implementing a nursing home medication error reporting system for the State of North Carolina.