Through a grant from the Better Jobs Better Care initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies, the North Carolina Foundation for Advanced Health Programs created the North Carolina New Organizational Vision Award (NC NOVA), a voluntary, special state license designed to promote the recruitment and retention of direct care workers to achieve lasting workplace changes at nursing facilities, adult care homes (also known as assisted living) and home care agencies.
LeadingAge provided technical assistance to the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 2009 Fellows Program sponsored by Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI).
Center for Applied Research has worked with the Hua Mei Center for Successful Ageing (HMCSA) to develop a community-based care model of "Ageing in Place."
LeadingAge Center for Applied Research conducted a pilot study to evaluate the acceptability and prognostic value of the Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) in older residents and the staff of independent housing and assisted living settings in a CCRC.
Our Affordable Senior Housing Communities and Health-Related Services guide, created with generous support from the McGregor Foundation, describes programs and strategies that bring health and wellness services to low- and modest-income seniors living in publicly subsidized housing.
The Nursing Home Participation in End-of-Life Programs report defines the extent to which U.S. nursing homes (NH) participated in end-of-life (EoL) programs using a nationally representative, cross-sectional sample of U.S. NHs.
Lutheran Services of America (LSA) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans collaborated on Aging in Community, a new home and community-based initiative to encourage LSA members to expand their service delivery options and to learn from each other through “Open Source” activities and other shared learning opportunities.
LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, with support from the Commonwealth Fund, examined 7 states—Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, and Vermont—that made financial and human resource investments to support culture change initiatives in nursing homes.
Tenure, Certification, and Education of Nursing Home Administrators, Medical Directors, and Directors of Nursing in For-Pro?t and Not-for-Pro?t Nursing Homes: United States 2004 examined a nationally representative, cross-sectional sample of 1,174 U.S. nursing homes that was conducted in 2004.
LeadingAge evaluated the impact of PREPARE, a bioterrorism training program, on participating communities using baseline, post, and 6-month post surveys. The Health Resources and Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funded the evaluation.