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Challenges to Admitting Residents: Perspectives from Rural Nursing Home Administrators and Staff

Study of nursing home admissions in rural areas that examines challenges nursing home workers encounter when admitting individuals with mental and behavioral health conditions, obesity, dementia, and complex medical conditions. Discusses capacity challenges facing rural nursing homes related to population density, workforce recruitment and retention, financial issues, and space and equipment needs to meet specific health conditions. Data taken from surveys of 209 rural nursing home administrators.
Carrie Henning-Smith, Dori Cross, Adrita Rahman
Inquiry: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing, 58, 1-8
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Aging and aging-related services · Behavioral health · Dementia · Health conditions · Health workforce supply and demand · Long-term care · Mental health · Obesity and weight control · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Statistics and data