A National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly: Final Summary Report. A. Background


This section provides information on departures from assisted living, the reasons for departure, and those resident and facility characteristics that affected the likelihood of various resident outcomes associated with departure. The report focuses on a nationally representative sample of ALFs in 1998 that offered either a relatively high level of services or a relatively high level of privacy or both high services and high privacy. This special group of ALFs represents 41 percent of places calling themselves assisted living facilities.

This report describes residents discharged from high service and high privacy ALFs during the six months following their initial interview. It focuses on their reasons for leaving and examines differences in ALFs associated with differences in discharge.

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