QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities Engaged in Selected End-of-Life and Bereavement Care Practices — National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, United States, 2018

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In 2018, when a resident was dying or died, 82% of Residential Care Communities (RCC) documented residents’ family, religious, or cultural preferences in their care plans, 79.9% discussed residents’ spiritual needs with them, 65.1% publicly honored deceased residents in the RCC, and 59.5% offered bereavement services to staff members and residents.

Source: National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2018. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/npals/index.htm


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