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Examining the pain care quality (PainCQ-33) survey as a measure of pain management care perception among older nursing home residents with chronic pain
Problem under Investigation: Current pain assessment instruments do not adequately address how older adults in nursing homes perceive interdisciplinary pain management care (IPMC), therefore, evaluation of a new instrument ...
Understanding the direct care workforce in nursing homes a study of life circumstances and organizational factors and their relationship to caring behaviors and knowledge
Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) provide the majority of hands on care to frail older adults in nursing homes. Older nursing home residents often have physical and mental challenges that complicate caregiving. In addition, ...
The efficacy of a nurse practitioner consultative program to support care-in-place for the nursing home resident experiencing a change in condition
The frail older nursing home resident is at risk for a change in condition that results in transfer to the Emergency Department. In this cohort transfer is associated with deterioration in health and function. Over 50% of ...