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Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report

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Although adult day care and adult day health care are increasingly promoted as key community-based services for older persons, little is known about their provision, utilization, or outcomes; this is largely due to a paucity of data. This review examines state approaches to regulating these services, also referred to generically as adult day services (ADS), as a means to better understand their role in the health care and long-term care systems. This review is a component of a larger study of ADS intended to provide information to guide future research and policy analysis on ADS generally and on medically oriented ADS specifically. [231 PDF pages]