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Supplemental Analyses of the Pilot Project Authorizing Direct Admission to Extended Congregate Care, Report No. 97-74, June 1998
 
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  • This report provides supplemental information aboutresidents who participated in Florida's pilot project authorizing direct admission to anextended congregate care (ECC) facility. Chapter 95-418, Laws of Florida, required ouroffice to conduct a pilot project study of assisted living facilities that directly admitindividuals to extended congregate care. The study determined the effects direct admissionhad on ECC. OPPAGA published its final evaluation in Report No. 97-26 on December 30, 1997. The final report concluded that ECClicensed facilities can provide a less costly, safe alternative to nursing home care in amore homelike setting. This supplemental report provides detailed information about thecharacteristics of residents in the pilot project facilities and offers preliminaryinferences about ECC as a long term-care option.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Medicaid Aged and Disabled Adult Waiver
Volunteer and Community Initiatives
Department of Elder Affairs
Home and Community-Based Services Program

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 99-51 Progress Report: Other Initiatives to Decrease Long-Term Care Costs Should Accompany Medicaid Waiver Expansion, published in May 2000.
  • Report No. 97-26 Review of the Pilot Project Authorizing Direct Admission to Extended Congregate Care, published in December 1997.
  • Report No. 97-01 Follow-up Report on the Comprehensive Assessment and Review for Long Term Care Services (CARES) Program Administered by the Department of Elder Affairs, published in July 1997.
  • Report No. 96-26 ,Second Status Report on the Pilot Project Authorizing Direct Admission to Extended Congregate Care, published in December 1996.
  • Report No. 95-19 , Status Report on the Pilot Project Authorizing Direct Admission to Extended Congregate Care, published in December 1995.
  • Report No. 94-33 Performance Audit of the Comprehensive Assessment and Review for Long Term Care Services (CARES) Program, published in February 1995.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
e-mail address: oppaga@oppaga.fl.gov


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