This chapter addresses a specific task in the committees mandate to determine the current quality of long term care in the various settings and the extent to which it has improved or deteriorated in the past several years. Improving the quality of long term care takes a comprehensive look at the quality of care and quality of life in long term care including nursing homes home health agencies residential care facilities family members and a variety of others this book describes the current state of long term care identifying problem areas and offering recommendations for federal and state policymakers. Many factors affect quality care in long term care ltc settings a supportive organizational culture strong leadership appropriate staff and staffing and effective training and professional development of staff members are all fundamental elements necessary for influencing quality care in ltc settings. 1 long term care facilites quality control 2 long term care of the sick quality control 3 quality assurance 4 nursing homes quality control. Among the issues confronting america is long term care for frail older persons and others with chronic conditions and functional limitations that limit their ability to care for themselves
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