• Presentation

Covering the population of unlicensed board and care homes: problems and solutions

Citation

Iannacchione, V. G., Wildfire, J. B., Lux, L. J., & Hawes, C. (1994, August). Covering the population of unlicensed board and care homes: problems and solutions. Presented at American Statistical Association Meeting, Section on Survey Research Methods, Toronto, ON Canada.

Abstract

"Board and care" is a broad term that is used to describe non-medical, community-based facilities that provide shelter, food, 24 hour protective oversight and personal care to some of America's frailest citizens. Board and Care homes, also known as domiciliary care, personal care, assisted living, and residential care homes, play a significant role in providing care and suptmrtive homing for the elderly, chronically mentally ill, and developmentally disabled persons in the U.S