ERIC Number: EJ571330
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Education and Advance Care Planning in Nursing Homes: The Impact of Ownership Type.
Walker, Leslie C.; Bradley, Elizabeth H.
Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, v27 n3 p339-57 Sep 1998
A study of 25 nonprofit and 87 for-profit nursing homes showed both types likely to offer education on advance care planning. However, nonprofits were more likely to have ongoing discussions that covered more than life support decisions and to have ethics committees to support advance care planning. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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