Dementia Care Services Project's Positive Impact on Caregiving and Cost Savings in North Dakota
Provides information on how the dementia care services (DCS) project has had a positive impact on caregiving and cost savings in North Dakota. Covers estimated median long term care cost avoidance and total quarterly savings on hospital, ambulance, and 911 calls from participates in the DCS program. In addition, shows the percentage of caregivers who had taken healthcare actions following six months of program participation.
Author(s): Muus, K., Volkov, B., Klug, M.G., & Mueller, J.
Date: April 2011
Type: Fact Sheet
Charting a New Course
Dr. L. Gary Hart is the The Center for Rural Health's new director. Hart is a nationally recognized expert in rural healthcare delivery and healthcare workforce, and the CRH is excited to have him on board.
Author(s): Henke, K.
Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 35(5), 18-19
Date: December 2010
Dementia Care Services Project Benefiting North Dakotans
Provides information on how North Dakotans have benefited from the dementia care services project including the percentage of individuals that completed care-related action steps and the likelihood to place individuals with dementia in a long term care facility (LTC).
Author(s): Volkov, B., Muus, K., Klug, M.G., Mueller J., & Haley-Franklin, H.