hcq volume 22, issue 2, P55-62 2019 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2019.25903 View full text
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Andrea Wilkinson, Vinita Haroun, Tommy Wong, Nancy Cooper, Mark Chignell

Abstract: In this paper, individually reported long-term care (LTC) quality indicators have been supplemented with the composite Qindex measure and applied to 614 homes in Ontario, Canada. This study (1) describes the overall quality performance of LTC homes across five years (2012-2017) and (2) determines if organizational factors impact quality performance. The results demonstrate significant, continuous sector-wide improvement in overall quality performance (as assessed by the Qindex) over time and significant differ…

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