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Usefulness of the nursing home quality measures and quality indicators for assessing skilled nursing facility rehabilitation outcomes.

Authors
  • Silverstein, Burton
  • Findley, Patricia A
  • Bode, Rita K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2006
Volume
87
Issue
8
Pages
1021–1025
Identifiers
PMID: 16876545
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patients and referrers choosing SNF-based medical rehabilitation need tools that differentiate among prospective providers from a rehabilitation outcomes perspective. Data in this study indicate that nursing home quality indicators and quality measures are inadequate for this purpose.

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