Profiling the Multidimensional Needs of New Nursing Home Residents: Evidence to Support Planning
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 06/22/2012
Doupe M et al. – Overall, 12.5% of cohort had lower needs, demonstrating the capacity for community–based programs to offset NH demands. Also, the diversity of residents' needs highlights the importance of having both the appropriate resources and strategies available to provide quality NH care. Future research is discussed for both low– and higher–need NH residents.