A frequently discussed value in the provision of long-term care is ensuring that the care provided is person-centred. Alberta’s continuing care system describes the dynamic populations found within the continuing care system in that province annually in their “Long-term Care Resident Profiles” which provide description of demographics, health conditions and care and interventions. The information presented in their report is based on data collected in MDS assessments.
Their most recent report, published in March 2016, gives a snapshot of the population found within long-term care in Alberta. They also have an infographic which highlights key points of the report.
This resource can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/1VEMobN
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