These projects aim to measure and improve home care quality and outcomes through initiatives and studies on: evidence-based practice; patient outcomes; the home healthcare workforce and work environment; the relationship between formal and informal caregiving; and appropriate quality indicator measures for home care.
The goal of these projects is to foster equitable and cost-effective policies for home- and community-based care by analyzing, understanding, and disseminating information on post-acute and long-term care policies and how they influence access to and the use, costs, and outcomes of care.
In this area, the goal is to help communities collect, interpret, and use consumer-derived and other types of data to inform planning and action in the following areas: increasing awareness about and prioritizing aging issues; designing and implementing plans to support the Services provided in the home that are medically related, such as nursing care, rehabilitation therapy, or services from a medical social worker., well-being, and independence of all older residents; and allocating community resources more effectively.
To view a list of past projects completed by the Center for Home Care Policy & Research, Click here.
You can also learn more about the Center by visiting our Research Center History page.