National Nursing Home Week Planning Guide (American Health Care Association The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for ). AHCA AHCA Agency for Health Care Administration
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AHCA Austin Healey Club of America provides a National Nursing Home Week (May 14-20) planning guide for members that includes legacy-focused activities to promote intergenerational relationships, preserve residents' memories, strengthen relationships with families, and recognize staff members who demonstrate excellent daily caregiving. To order, call Suzanna Marosi at 202-898-6326 (cost: free for members).
Satisfaction Surveys in Long-Term Care long-term care (LTC),
n the provision of medical, social, and personal care services on a recurring or continuing basis to persons with chronic physical or mental disorders. , edited by Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, PhD, Farida Ejaz, PhD, and Perla Werner, PhD (Springer Publishing Company). Editors of this hardcover book offer advice on implementing satisfaction surveys to maintain a facility's fiscal growth and to improve residents' quality of life. The book includes a summary of published satisfaction scales, examples of satisfaction surveys, and supporting materials such as cover letters and reports. To order, call 212-431-4370 (cost: $52.95).
Long Term Care Provider.com (VerticalNet). This long term care Web site, [less than]www.longtermcareprovider.com,[greater than] includes daily news stories, features, discussion forums on weekly topics, job postings, and product information (cost: free).
Salary Surveys (Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service). Annual surveys report salaries, wages, and benefits specific to a variety of long term care sectors. They include the "Assisted Living as·sist·ed living
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Casualty Care Research Center Salary & Benefits Report," and "Nursing Home Salary & Benefits Report." Endorsed by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA AAHSA American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (formerly American Association of Homes for the Aging, AAHA) ). To order, call 201-405-0075 (cost: $250 each, $195 for AAHSA members).