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Enforcing quality of care in nursing homes

National Association of Attorneys General. Committee on the Office of Attorney General.

Enforcing quality of care in nursing homes

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Published by The Committee in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nursing homes -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 83-89.

      Statementthe National Association of Attorneys General, Committee on the Office of Attorney General.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3826.N8 Z955
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 89 p. ;
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4757961M
      LC Control Number78104382


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Enforcing Compliance with Federal Standards THE ISSUES Even with improved regulatory standards and a more effective survey process, it is unlikely that quality of care and quality of life for residents in marginal or substandard nursing homes will improve unless compliance with the standards is effectively enforced.

As more people live longer, the need for quality long-term care for the elderly will increase dramatically. This volume examines the current system of nursing home regulations, and proposes an overhaul to better provide for those confined to such facilities.

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