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China: Growth of Long Term Care

In a recent report entitled “Long Term Care for older persons in China” the authors cite the usage of nursing facilities by persons 65+ is around 3%.  Even at this low usage, the nation will need 1.7 million beds to serve their elderly. “China will have 223 million people agedRead More

Future model of nursing facility: Focus on caring relationships.

In a report titled “2010 STAKEHOLDER SURVEY: CULTURE CHANGE AND THE HOUSEHOLD MODEL” published by the University of Wisconsin’s  Institute on Aging and Environment (Culture Change Household Survey) the 79% of the participants strongly agreed with these guiding principles:  A household is a small grouping of residents and their dedicatedRead More

States Planning for Long Term Care: Census is Key

As you look ahead in strategic planning for serving tomorrow’s elders,  what are the key elements a long term care provider should focus upon? I would suggest census is at the top of the list. Without clients, you are out of business. Clients in the nursing facility represent only aRead More