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Adult Daycare Program Offers Nursing and Rehabilitative Services, Leading to Improved State of Mind for Low-Income Elders and Disabled Adults 7/16/2014
Six adult day health centers provide nursing and rehabilitative services, as well as social programs and activities to elders and other vulnerable adults to maintain and/or improve physical, social, and cognitive functioning, thus avoiding the need for placement in a long-term care facility.
Time Management Program Helps Substance Abuse Facility Residents With Co-Occurring Disorders Improve Skills Required for Community Reentry 7/2/2014
A residential treatment facility included an occupational therapist as part of the treatment team to help residents with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse improve their organization and time management skills.
Transitional Care Program With Advance Care Planning for Frail Elders Reduces Emergency Department Visits and Readmissions 7/2/2014
A transitional care program that identifies frail elderly patients in the hospital and provides them with in-home support after discharge significantly reduces readmissions and emergency department visits.
Better Integration of Home Health Aides Into the Health Care Team Improves Patient Functionality 6/18/2014
A team-building program at the largest home care agency in the country integrated home health aides into the health care team and resulted in enhanced functional status for patients, including being better able to move independently from a bed to a wheelchair or chair and better able to walk without support.
Mental Health Court Links Eligible Offenders With Treatment and Monitoring, Reducing Recidivism, and Improving Outcomes 6/18/2014
The Brooklyn Mental Health Court links eligible defendants to long-term treatment and monitoring of their mental health problems as an alternative to incarceration. Early evidence suggests that the program has been successful in reducing recidivism, homelessness, psychiatric hospitalizations, alcohol use, and substance abuse.
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Community Provider Toolkit: Serving Veterans Through Partnership. Mental Health and Wellness (Mini-Clinics) 7/2/2014
This Web site for clinicians features treatment tools to support the rehabilitation and recovery of military military veterans with mental health issues.
2010 National Healthcare Disparities Report 10/9/2013
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time.
2010 National Healthcare Quality Report 10/9/2013
The key function of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is to summarize the state of health care quality for the nation and report on progress and opportunities for improving health care quality, as mandated by the U.S. Congress.
2011 National Healthcare Disparities Report 10/9/2013
The purpose of the National Healthcare Disparities Report is to identify the differences or gaps through which some populations receive poor or worse care than others and to track how these gaps are changing over time.
Patterns of Usual Care for Schizophrenia: Initial Results from the Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) Client Survey 10/9/2013
This study examines conformance of current patterns of usual care for persons with schizophrenia with the Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) treatment recommendations.

Last updated: July 16, 2014.