Evidence-based administrative guideline: quality improvement in nursing homes

J Gerontol Nurs. 2005 Feb;31(2):4-10. doi: 10.3928/0098-9134-20050201-04.


Those staff members involved in a quality improvement program for a nursing home play a significant role in ensuring quality care for older adults. Use of the evidence-based administrative guideline "Quality Improvement in Nursing Homes" (Dyck, 2003) can provide a template for the implementation of a research-based quality program.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Data Collection / methods
  • Data Interpretation, Statistical
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Homes for the Aged / standards*
  • Humans
  • Nursing Homes / standards*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care / methods*
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care*
  • United States