Category: National Home and Hospice Care Survey

QuickStats: Percentages of Residential Care Communities and Adult Day Services Centers that Provided Selected Services — United States, 2014

In 2014, a greater percentage of residential care communities than adult day service centers provided five of seven selected services. The majority of residential care communities provided pharmacy services (82%); followed by transportation for social activities (79%); physical, occupational, or speech therapy (69%); hospice (62%); skilled nursing (59%); and mental health services (52%). Fewer than Read More >

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CDC Surveys Home Care and Hospice Aids

An overlooked part of our health care system is those persons who work as aids in hospices and private homes . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics is kicking off a major national study of the working conditions, education, and practices: The 2007 National Home and Hospice Care Survey (NHHCS)  Read More >

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