Who Stays and Who Goes Home: Using National Data on Nursing Home Discharges and Long-Stay Residents to Draw Implications for Nursing Home Transition Programs
This report analyzes survey data to describe the characteristics of two groups of nursing home residents who are 65 years or older: those who are discharged back to the community over a one year time period and those who remain in nursing homes for 90 days or longer. Over the last several years, some states have turned their attention to returning nursing home residents to community settings through nursing home transition programs. The findings provide insights on who to target in transition programs and what level and types of community resources are needed.
also of interest
- Serving Low-Income Seniors Where They Live: Medicaid's Role in Providing Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports
- Long-Term Care in the United States: A Timeline
- Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents and Facility Deficiencies, 2009 Through 2014
- Proposed Rule on Medicaid Managed Care: A Summary of Major Provisions