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Trends in Special Care: The 1995 National Nursing Census of Sub-Acute Units

Publication Date
Aug 31, 1997

The objectives of this study were to establish a reliable baseline estimate of the number and distribution of subacute care units in licensed nursing homes; to estimate the bed capacity of these units in 1995; and to sketch the characteristics of the nursing homes where these units were located. This effort was part of a larger study on the development of specialty care programming in nursing homes. [24 PDF pages]