Factors Associated with State Utilization of Nursing Facilities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (R12)


Principal Investigator:David Braddock, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator(s): Mary Rizzolo, MA

Goals:

* Examine secondary data from the State of the States study of DD financing and from the Minimum Data Set (MDS) to test a model of states’ nursing facility utilization for individuals with I/DD
* Identify factors associated with state utilization of nursing facilities as a significant part of its service delivery system in 1991 and 2002
* Identify factors associated with change in state utilization of nursing facilities for individuals with I/DD since passage of OBRA ’87
* Identify the characteristics of individuals with I/DD in nursing facilities

RESEARCH FINDINGS AND PRODUCTS (2003-2008)

Research Brief: Predictors of Use of Nursing Homes and State Institutions for Persons with DD