Nursing Homes in Rural America: A Chartbook
Explores county-level nursing home availability and evaluates the supply of nursing home beds per 1,000 population aged 65 and older. Identifies nursing home availability for counties with and without hospitals with swing beds, and describes the resident and nursing home characteristics including occupancy levels, payer mix, demographics, and healthcare needs. Features statistics with breakdowns by noncore, micropolitan, and metropolitan counties.
Hari Sharma, Lili Xu, Fred Ullrich, Clint MacKinney, Keith J. Mueller
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Access · Aging and aging-related services · Critical Access Hospitals · Elderly population · Long-term care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Swing bed services