Legal Discovery and QAPI: A Tale of Two Risks – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Legal Discovery and QAPI: A Tale of Two Risks – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

A shift from quality assessment and assurance (QAA) to quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) is becoming a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulatory reality for providers in the aging services continuum, affecting both home health and nursing centers. This new regulatory focus calls for a renewed discussion about how aging services providers … Continue reading

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The report below examines how the two global mega-trends of population aging and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations. Taking a life-course perspective, the report shows how inequalities in education, health, employment and earnings compound, resulting in large differences in lifetime earnings across different groups. It suggests a policy … Continue reading

Getting Ready: For a New Generation of Active Seniors – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Getting Ready: For a New Generation of Active Seniors – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Demographic changes are now a challenge in Canada as well as in several other countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In Canada, there are now more people aged 65 and over than children aged 14 and under. In the coming decades, this demographic reality will put greater pressure on the country’s … Continue reading

Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) State Scorecard—a compilation of state data and analysis—showcases measures of state performance for creating a high-quality system of care in order to drive progress toward improvement in services for older adults and people with physical disabilities, and their family caregivers. The focus is on state-level data because the United … Continue reading

The Role of the Arts and Culture in Social Care – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The Role of the Arts and Culture in Social Care – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing (APPGAHW) has undertaken a major Inquiry into the role of the arts in health and wellbeing, with which the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has been involved. The Inquiry yielded a substantial report – Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing – providing strong … Continue reading

Inspiring care home residents to be creative – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Inspiring care home residents to be creative – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Involving people who live in care homes in the creative arts can delight, inspire and even bring health benefits. This resource offers care teams, including activity providers, many practical ideas on how to get started. Written in association with the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA), this guidance will show you how to encourage participation in … Continue reading