Palliative Care in Nursing Homes and Long-term Care

Zimmerman S, Cohen L, van der Steen J, Reed D, van Soest-Poortvliet MC, Hanson LC, Sloane PD. Measuring end-of-life care and outcomes in residential care/assisted living and nursing homes. J Pain Sym Mgmt, 2014 [epub ahead of print]

van Soest-Poortvliet MC, van der Steen JT, Zimmerman S, Cohen LW, Reed D, Achterberg WP, Ribbe MW, de Vet HC. Selecting the best instruments to measure quality of end-of-life care and quality of dying in long term care. J Am Med Dir Assoc, 2013; 14(3): 179-86

Rosemond CA, Hanson LC, Ennett ST, Schenck AP, Weiner BJ. Implementing person-centered care in nursing homes. Health Care Manage Rev, 2012, 37(3):257-66

Williams SW, Zimmerman S, Williams CS. Family caregiver involvement for long-term care residents at the end of life. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci, 2012; 67(5):595-604

van Soest-Poortvliet MC, van der Steen JT, Zimmerman S, Cohen LW, Munn J, Achterberg WP, Ribbe MW, de Vet HC. Measuring the quality of dying and quality of care when dying in long-term care settings: a qualitative content analysis of available instruments. J Pain Sym Manage, 2011; 42(6): 852-63

Biola H, Sloane PD, Williams CS, Daaleman TP, Zimmerman S. Preferences versus practice: life-sustaining treatments in last months of life in long-term care. J Am Med Dir Assoc, 2010; 11(1):42-51

Daaleman TP, Williams CS, Preisser JS, Sloane PD, Biola H, Zimmerman S. Advanc care planning in nursing homes and assisted living communities. J Am Med Dir Assoc, 2009; 10(4):243-51

Sloane PD, Zimmerman S, Williams CS, Hanson LC. Dying with dementia in long-term care. Gerontologist, 2008, 48(6): 741-51

Hanson LC, Garrett J, Lewis C, Phifer N, Jackman A, Carey T. Physicians’ expectations of benefit from tube feeding. J Pall Med, 2008, 11:1130-1134.

Caprio A, Hanson LC, Munn J, Williams C, Dobbs D, Sloane P, Zimmerman S. Pain, dyspnea and the quality of dying in long-term care, J Am Ger Soc, 2008, 56:683-688.

Reynolds KS, Hanson LC, Devellis RF, Henderson M, Steinhauser KE. Disparities in pain management between cognitively intact and cognitively impaired nursing home residents. J Pain Sym Manage 2008;35 :388-396.

Reynolds KS, Hanson LC, Henderson M, Steinhauser KE. End of life care in nursing home settings : do race or age matter? Pall Support Care 2008; 6 :21-27.

Hanson LC, Eckert JK, Dobbs D, Williams CS, Caprio AJ, Sloane PD, Zimmerman S. Symptom experience of dying long-term care residents. J Am Ger Soc, 2008, 56:91-98.