Performance Improvement 2000. Geriatric Services

01/01/2000

American Indian Family Caregivers and the Provision of Long-Term Care

This project is intended to help develop economically feasible and culturally acceptable long-term care modalities to support Native American families in delivering care to frail elders.

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Public Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Fowler, Elizabeth A.
301-443-3024

PIC ID: 5940

PERFORMER: Indian Health Service, Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Legislation
Rockville MD 20857

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 09/30/2000

Concurrent Evaluation of the Elders Clinic, a Multidisciplinary Geriatric Assessment Clinic at the Zuni-Ramah Service Unit

The purpose of this study is to describe the epidemiologic surveillance capacity of the Indian Health Design Team Indian Health Service (IHS) Provider of Health Care/Tribal Provider of Health Care/Urban Indian Program Provider of Health Care (I/T/U) system. It will also make recommendations as to how the clinical capacity could be improved to better meet the needs of the IHS and its stakeholders. This study is of increasing importance as fewer Federal resources will be available to conduct epidemiologic surveillance.

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Public Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Fowler, Elizabeth A.
301-443-3024

PIC ID: 6741

PERFORMER: Indian Health Service
Rockville MD

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 09/20/2000