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Long Island State Veterans Home Implements Exceptional Care Planning

Thanks to a quality improvement program called Exceptional Care Planning (ECP), the staff at Long Island State Veterans Home (LISVH) at Stonybrook has been completely immersed in care practices consistent with the latest research available.

 

 

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ECP Auditing Tool

Developed by the ECP Implementation Team with feedback from sites in the Replication Project, this auditing tool is still a work in progress and will continue to evolve as ECP users continue to test and refine the content and format.

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Standards of Care Template Explanation

An explanation for each item included in the ECP suggested template for Standards of Care.

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Samples of Standards of Care

Samples of Standards of Care (SOC) prepared by LeadingAge NY ProCare Consultant, Barbara Bates, MSN on April 22, 2012.  These sample SOC can be used to develop your facility's own Standards of Care based on the most current research available for best practices, your population's needs and your home's policy and procedures.

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Updated Resources for Developing Evidence-Based Standards of Care

Provides web links and citations for evidence-base resources that support Standards of Care, including Regulatory Manuals, Websites and Books.

Prepared on June 2, 2012, resources updated March 2013.

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Summary of Tips and Suggestions from ECP Demonstration Project Implementation Sites

Provides a summary of administrator interviews and feedback from direct care staff focus groups that participated in the original ECP demonstration project 2008-2010.

The summary is extracted from the final grant report and outlines the diversity of their approaches and advice.

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The Future of County Nursing Homes Study Report

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The Future of County Nursing Homes Study Report

The Center for Governmental Research (CGR), partnering with LeadingAge New York for data analysis and funded by the New York State Health Foundation, released a new study revealing the perilous position of county Nursing Homes across New York State.

New York State Nursing Homes: Sponsorship as a Defining Factor in Outcomes

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New York State Nursing Homes: Sponsorship as a Defining Factor in Outcomes

This 2012 sponsorship analysis was conducted by staff from LeadingAge New York.  Results from a comprehensive literature review and a detailed analysis of cost, survey and clinical date suggest that sponsorship has a bearing on certain outcomes of nursing home care including hospitalization rates, survey deficiencies, staffing and quality measures. As the report notes, there are certain caveats to the analysis and resulting conclusions, and further examination is suggested to explore the inter-relationships between the findings, their broader system implications and the associated public policy ramifications.

Senior Housing in New York State

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Senior Housing in New York State

A LeadingAge New York research paper, “Senior Housing in New York State,” details the growing need for good senior housing policy, stronger health care for seniors and the disproportionate impact that future trends will have on women.