There are a few sub-questions we need to break down to answer before answering this one larger question. These sub-questions include: Is nursing staff turnover at nursing homes a big problem? Is nursing staff turnover correlated with quality of care? Does using nursing staff turnover… Read More »Is nursing home staff turnover a good quality metric?
The pandemic has slowed referrals to skilled nursing facilities as Covid-19 concerns result in longer transfers. An analysis by CarePort Health found that referrals to skilled nursing facilities were down by more than 17% in the fall.
Interesting findings from an NBER working paper by Cronin and Evans (2020): Higher-quality nursing homes, as measured by inspection ratings, have substantially lower COVID-19 mortality. Quality does not predict the ability to prevent any COVID-19 resident or staff cases, but higher-quality establishments prevent the spread… Read More »COVID-19, nursing home quality and vaccination
Grandma doesn’t feel safe in the nursing home anymore: Innovations in remote monitoring give hope for improving home-based senior care
The Covid-19 pandemic is providing the impetus to look at the senior home health care model differently and more holistically.
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