Date Presented 03/26/20
The study examined Medicare quality-measure data to determine the amount of rehabilitation services needed (e.g., therapy intensity and the length of stay) to maximize the improvement in self-care skills for older adults with an orthopedic hip condition in skilled-nursing facilities. Findings of the study can serve as a reference for OTs to plan intervention and justify the resources necessary to increase clients’ independence.
Primary Author and Speaker: Chiung-ju (CJ) Liu
Additional Authors and Speakers: Christine Kroll
Contributing Authors: Courtney Hayden, Craig Wright, Erin Ingram, Lauren Barr, Niki Pierson, Ashley Suda
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