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What are some of the challenges that LTCH have that are not seen in the acute care hospitals?

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Long term care hospitals are faced with many challenges, and the challenges will grow as the population continue to age and grow. The Baby Boom generation will begin retiring in 2010, and the number of people aged 85 and older that will require long term care will double by 2020. One of the challenges facing in long term care hospitals is that there is a shortages of workforce for helping the elderly. The demand for long term care exceeds the qualified workers who can deliver the ...

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Long term care hospitals are faced with many challenges, and the challenges will continue to grow as the aging population doubles every year. The Baby Boom generation will begin retiring in 2010, and the number of people aged 85 and older that will require long term care will double by 2020. This will lead to a greater need for long term care.

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