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Quality Improvement Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(QIA)

A non‐departmental public body set up in 2006 whose role is to monitor and raise standards of teaching and learning across the learning and skills sector. It succeeded the...

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Staff Assist: A Resource to Improve Nursing Home Quality and Staffing

Nicholas G. Castle.

in The Gerontologist

October 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 4876 words.

Purpose:  This study describes the creation and use of a web-based resource, designed to help nursing homes implement quality improvements through...

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Statewide Strategy to Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Facilities

Marilyn J. Rantz, Amy Vogelsmeier, Pam Manion, De Minner, Betty Markway, Vicki Conn, Myra A. Aud and David R. Mehr.

in The Gerontologist

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 8781 words.

Purpose: We describe the development of a statewide strategy to improve resident outcomes in nursing facilities, and we present some evaluative data...

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Home Care Quality Indicators (HCQIs) Based on the MDS-HC

John P. Hirdes, Brant E. Fries, John N. Morris, Naoki Ikegami, David Zimmerman, Dawn M. Dalby, Pablo Aliaga, Suzanne Hammer and Richard Jones.

in The Gerontologist

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 11302 words.

Purpose: This study aimed to develop home care quality indicators (HCQIs) to be used by a variety of audiences including consumers, agencies,...

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Evaluation of an Agency-Based Occupational Therapy Intervention to Facilitate Aging in Place

Chava Sheffield, Charles A. Smith and Mary Becker.

in The Gerontologist

December 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 6556 words.

Purpose: The United States faces a growing population of older adults and accompanying functional disabilities, coupled with constrained public...

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Reclaiming Joy: Pilot Evaluation of a Mental Health Peer Support Program for Older Adults Who Receive Medicaid

Rosemary K. Chapin, Julie F. Sergeant, Sarah Landry, Skye N. Leedahl, Roxanne Rachlin, Terry Koenig and Annette Graham.

in The Gerontologist

April 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 4869 words.

Purpose: Stigma and lack of access to providers create barriers to mental health treatment for older adults living in the community. In order to...

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