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National Nursing Home Week Planning Guide (American Health Care Association). AHCA 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, 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 Salary & Benefits Report," "CCRC Salary & Benefits Report," and "Nursing Home Salary & Benefits Report." Endorsed by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA). To order, call 201-405-0075 (cost: $250 each, $195 for AAHSA members).
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Title Annotation:upcoming publications and reports on long term care
Publication:Contemporary Long Term Care
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Date:Apr 1, 2000
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