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    'quality' in nursing homes

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    There has been much discussion in Congress regarding Quality of life in nursing homes. Share your thoughts here about if you feel that Quality of life has higher significance than Quality of care. If so, then why? Be sure to provide an example.

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    First lets consider what 'quality' means to the different groups involved in life in nursing homes.

    For the organisations that run the homes quality is often reflected in the standard of the service they provide. Much of this involves resources and the way they are used efficiently. Using a traditional Donabedian Audit Model are described as the 'structures' against which standards are set and monitored. For example, the facilities provided in nursing homes to include, room size, furniture, telephone access, variety of menus etc reflect the ...

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    The quality of life in nursing homes is discussed in this solution. The explanation is given in a total of 364 words.