Published August 2001
by Icon Group International .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||24|
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Six percent of the nation's overall healthcare spending goes to nursing home care. Government spending reached a high of $ billion in on nursing home care. Heath care providers and patients have shown an interest in the cost-efficiency of nursing home services. Because of the aging population, research has focused on nursing homes. Since , annual occupancy at the nursing home averaged 61 percent, far below the Board's occupancy standard of 90%. "Lake Forest Hospital believes there is an abundant supply of long-term care. History of Nursing Homes The concept of a residence set aside solely for the elderly and infirm was unknown until the nineteenth century. Before that, it was understood that elderly people would be taken in by family once they were unable to care for themselves. Nursing homes are working on thinner margins because a larger portion of Medicare dollars is going to services for seniors who are choosing to remain at home or to pursue other alternatives to nursing home care. Decades ago, nursing homes received 90% of the Medicare dollars for long-term care.
Skilled nursing care is not provided by these facilities, although a resident should be able to hire home health-care professionals as needed. Home Health Care As the name suggests, this lifestyle option allows a senior with health-care issues to live in his or her own home, thus allowing : Linda Connel. By the time of the first national survey of nursing homes in , there were 9, homes classified as skilled nursing or personal care homes with skilled nursing facilities; 86 percent were proprietary, 10 percent were voluntary, and 4 percent were public.3 In , amendments to the Social Security Act authorized payments to beneficiaries in. Mercy Ships helps provide free lifesaving surgeries for people where medical care is nearly non-existent. Learn how you can volunteer or donate today. Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, a private hospital group with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia), Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, and a % shareholding in Spire Healthcare, a UK-based healthcare group with 38 hospitals.