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More Changes in LTC Populations
February 22, 2011 3:26 PM by Brian Garavaglia
In previous blogs I have spoken about the changing trends in nursing homes. One of the trends I have mentioned is the increasing number of residents in nursing homes who are in the young adult and middle adult ages. This is adding to the complexity of Read More...
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New Health Care Legislation's Impact on Nursing Homes
December 14, 2010 12:48 PM by Brian Garavaglia
The new health care legislation could have significant impact on the growth of the nursing home industry. Moreover, it may have an impact on reimbursement, potentially reducing the amount of financial resources that will be allocated to nursing homes. Read More...
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Examining Competencies of the LTC Workforce
October 25, 2010 8:29 AM by Brian Garavaglia
The United States Department of Health and Human Services has released an interesting report on the competencies of the long-term care workforce. The article is entitled, "Examining Competencies for the Long-Term Care Workforce: A Status Report and Next Read More...
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Can Apples & Oranges Be Compared?
June 30, 2008 10:20 AM by Brian Garavaglia
The Bush administration advocated the need to rate nursing homes on a similar ranking system to that found in the hotel and restaurant industry. At first blush this seems an intuitively simple and consumer friendly system. Why not have consumers that Read More...
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    Brian Garavaglia, PhD
    Occupation: Long-term care administrator
    Setting: Sterling Heights, Mich.
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