This provided document articulates the frequency of hospitalizations in long-term care patients. Quality Care provides information on correcting practices and the procedures in the event of a hospitalization to follow; that is, if tragedy was to occur in the facility.
Further explanations of the topic include:
- Why is this goal important?
- What are the benefits for residents of not being transferred?
- What are some reasons you should be transferred to the hospital or emergency room?
- What can you do to make sure you get the best care?