HAS 3000 – Chapter 9
Which of the following best describes the informal long-term care system?
care and assistance provided in the home by family members and friends
The major distinction between skilled-nursing and residential care facilities is that skilled nursing facilities:
provide care primarily for people requiring intensive nursing, rehabilitation, or related services
A long-term care innovation, “naturally occurring retirement community,” is best defined as:
apartment complexes, neighborhoods, or sections of communities where residents have opted to age-in-place
The enactment of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 affected the long-term care industry in many ways. Which of the following was not an effect of the Medicare and Medicaid enactment on the long-term care industry?
Prohibition of for-profit providers’ participation in Medicare and Medicaid long-term care reimbursement
Long-term care is best described as:
services provided in both home and institutional settings for persons of all ages with varying levels of medical, social, and personal care needs
The US history of institutional long-term care began with:
communal care settings operated by charitable community members and government supported almshouses
Which of the following societal factors increases the need for formal long-term care services:
(All of the above)
Respite care is best defined as:
services that temporarily relieve informal caregivers through assistance in the home or through institutional placement on a temporary basis
The hospice movement is concerned with care for terminally ill patients. Which of the following is not a major goal of hospice care?
decreasing costs of care for the terminally ill by avoiding use of expensive technology
Long-term care and nursing-home reform legislation of the 1970s occurred as a response to which of the following:
(A and C)
Which of the following was not a driver of expanded home care services during the 1980s through the 1990s?
audits documenting significant fraud and abuse of Medicare billing