Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has found that one-fourth of the country’s 16,000 nursing homes have serious deficiencies that cause actual harm to residents or place their health and safety at risk.

The featured innovations describe quality improvement efforts to reduce high rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia, pressure ulcers, and staff turnover at long-term care facilities.

The featured QualityTools provide practical information and resources to improve long-term care.

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