Center’s research focuses on three main areas.
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category for a list of projects.
aim to measure and improve home care quality and outcomes through
initiatives and studies on: evidence-based practice; patient outcomes;
the home health care 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 health,
well-being, and independence of all older residents; and allocating
community resources more effectively.