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The Occasional Long Term Care Policy Paper Series

Paper # 13, October 2003 | PDF Version
This paper reports recent housing activities by the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging in NC. Jocelyn Fina, 2003 Leadership in an Aging Society Program Intern, was a contributing author to the issue. Through her internship with the NC Division of Aging, Jocelyn worked with the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging which was the sponsor of the activities reported in the issue.
Ann B. Johnson, Chair of the Governor’s Advisory Council was guest editor.

Paper # 12, February 2001 | PDF Version
This paper is the story of Just1Call, a service operating in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina that provides a universal portal of access to services for its older and disabled adults, their families and professional caregivers..
Beverly S. Patnaik and Alan K. Geltman

Paper # 10, July 1999
Governor's Advisory Council on Aging: Symposium on Information and Assistance A summary of the Symposium on Information and Assistance held to educate its members plus the broader Aging Network about Information and Assistance (I & A) systems.
Hailey Maier, M.A.

Paper # 9, July 1999
Recruitment and Retention of Nursing Assistants: Community Perspectives on a National Issue. A review of the outcomes of a focus group, a survey, and a dialogue in Beaufort County, North Carolina, exploring how communities can approach the challenge of the recruitment and retention of nursing assistants.
Patricia J. Capehart, BSW, MPA

Paper # 8, July 1999
The Aging at Home Program: A Successful Partnership in Caring. A discussion of the lessons learned through the three initiatives of Aging at Home I, II, and III, in reducing waitlists and augmenting services to underserved individuals. All three initiatives were intended to increase delivery of services to frail older adults in rural, underserved areas of North Carolina.
Julie Prince Bell, MHA, MPP & Sandra Crawford Leak, MHA

Paper # 7, May 1998
Local Taxes for Local Home Care: Evaluating the Hamilton County, Ohio, Elderly Services Program. This report describes the development and evaluation of a local home care project designed to expand in-home services in the Hamilton County (Cincinnati) area of Ohio.
Robert Applebaum, Ph.D., Jane Straker, Ph.D., & Kathy McGrew, Ph.D.

Paper # 6, November 1997
Pre-Assessment Screening: An Essential Building Block in LTC Information Systems. An analysis of the cost-savings, increased client service capacities, and evidence based evaluation mechanisms available to organizations incorporating pre- assessment screening into client service provision.
George L. Maddox, Ph.D. & Stuart Bratesman, Jr., MPP

Paper # 5, August 1997
Publicly-Mandated Long Term Care Insurance Programs: Japan Chooses a Modified German Model. An examination of Japan's proposed mandatory long term care insurance law.
Yoko Crume, PhD. MSW

Paper # 4, June 1997
Enhancing the Performance of North Carolina's Area Agencies on Aging: A Best Practice Approach in Brief. A proposal for measurable performance standards based on interviews with the directors, staffs and stakeholders of North Carolina's 18 AAA's.
Jennifer Hoffmann, MPP

Paper # 3, May 1997
Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs for the Low-Income Elderly: A Review of Findings from a Survey of the Literature. An analysis of lessons learned from the experience of the first ten states to subsidize the cost of prescription drugs for the non- Medicaid low-income elderly.
Stuart Bratesman, Jr., MPP

Paper # 2, April 1997
North Carolina's CAP/DA Program: The Cost of Serving Frail, Low-Income Elderly. This second paper in the series uses a random sample of CAP/DA clients (n=509) to examine the relationship between program costs and levels of functional disability at the individual level within the N.C. CAP/DA population.
Stuart Bratesman, Jr., MPP

Paper # 1, Jan. 1997.
North Carolina's CAP/DA Population: Is CAP/DA On Target?, N.C.'s Medicaid home and community-based waiver population is described by basic demographic characteristics and distributions of functional impairments. The CAP population is compared to N.C.'s Adult Care Home (rest home) and Nursing Home populations.
Stuart Bratesman, Jr., MPP

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