Administration on Aging
DATES OF FUNDING:
Lori L. Jervis, PhD., Spero M. Manson, Ph.D.
CENTER STAFF INVOLVED:
Lori L. Jervis, Spero M. Manson, Marvine Two Eagle
SPECIFIC AIMS/RESEARCH GOALS:
This study has 2 Specific Aims:
- To better understand the kinds of care required and provided in a tribally owned and operated nursing home,
- To explore issues unique to the provision of care in this cultural context.
Medical record reviews of all nursing home residents, including demographics, diagnoses and disability statuses, care needs/issues, and medical and social histories.
Semi-structured interviews with 5 nursing home residents exploring social history, life in the facility, and care received. Semi-structured interviews with 25 staff focusing on characteristics and history of the facility, care provided, content of jobs, and challenges with providing care.
Photography of daily life in the facility.
Staff and residents of a tribally owned nursing home in the Northern Plains.
- Semi-structured interviews.
- Medical record reviews focus make extensive use of the Minimum Data Set (MDS).