Nursing Home Administration - Environment

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  • 1. 

    During the years 1993-2008, the percentage of chain-owned nursing facilities ___.

    • A.

      Was about 5%

    • B.

      Varied between just under and just over half

    • C.

      Doubled

    • D.

      Tripled

    Correct Answer
    B. Varied between just under and just over half
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Varied between just under and just over half." This means that during the years 1993-2008, the percentage of chain-owned nursing facilities fluctuated between slightly less than 50% and slightly more than 50%. The exact percentage varied over time, but it remained within this range.

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  • 2. 

    During the years 1993-2008, the occupancy rates for U.S. nursing facilities ___.

    • A.

      Remained unchanged

    • B.

      Decreased

    • C.

      Continued to increase slightly

    • D.

      Increased as hospital discharge rates spiked

    Correct Answer
    B. Decreased
    Explanation
    During the years 1993-2008, the occupancy rates for U.S. nursing facilities decreased. This implies that fewer people were staying in nursing facilities during this period compared to before. The decrease in occupancy rates could be due to various reasons such as changes in healthcare policies, advancements in medical technology allowing for more outpatient care, or a shift towards home-based care options.

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  • 3. 

    As a result of few new nursing homes being built in recent decades, it can be expected that occupancy rates in nursing homes ___ over the next 30 years.

    • A.

      Will remain level

    • B.

      Will decrease

    • C.

      May decrease

    • D.

      Will be near 100%

    Correct Answer
    D. Will be near 100%
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that there have been only a few new nursing homes built in recent decades. This implies that the demand for nursing homes is high and is expected to remain high in the future. Therefore, it can be inferred that the occupancy rates in nursing homes will be near 100% over the next 30 years.

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  • 4. 

    The projections of daily volume of long-term care assistance by all categories of caregivers is expected to ___.

    • A.

      Increase marginally

    • B.

      Steadily increase

    • C.

      Decrease as older persons get healthier

    • D.

      Decrease

    Correct Answer
    B. Steadily increase
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Steadily increase." This means that the daily volume of long-term care assistance by all categories of caregivers is expected to gradually and consistently increase over time. This suggests that there will be a growing demand for long-term care assistance in the future.

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  • 5. 

    The projections of daily volume of long-term care assistance needed in the year 2040 is about ___ the need identified in 1980

    • A.

      Equal to

    • B.

      Twice

    • C.

      Three times

    • D.

      Four times

    Correct Answer
    D. Four times
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Four times." This means that the projections for the daily volume of long-term care assistance needed in the year 2040 are estimated to be four times higher than the need identified in 1980. This suggests a significant increase in the demand for long-term care assistance over the years.

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  • 6. 

    Percentage of Medicaid dollars spent on institutional care, over the past couple of decades, has ___.

    • A.

      Increased dramatically

    • B.

      Decreased slightly

    • C.

      Been unchanged

    • D.

      Doubled

    Correct Answer
    B. Decreased slightly
    Explanation
    The percentage of Medicaid dollars spent on institutional care has decreased slightly over the past couple of decades. This means that a smaller proportion of the funds allocated to Medicaid are being used for institutional care, such as nursing homes or long-term care facilities. This could be due to various factors, such as a shift towards more community-based care or increased efforts to provide home-based services.

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  • 7. 

    The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging is the ___.

    • A.

      National for-profit group

    • B.

      National nonprofit group

    • C.

      Federal regional authority

    • D.

      National federal authority

    Correct Answer
    B. National nonprofit group
    Explanation
    The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging is classified as a national nonprofit group because it is an organization that operates on a nonprofit basis and focuses on providing services and support for the aging population in the United States. As a nonprofit group, its primary goal is to serve the needs of older adults and promote their well-being, rather than generating profits.

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  • 8. 

    The proportion of Medicare nursing home residents who, at any one time reside in facilities, is ___ the proportion who are Medicaid.

    • A.

      About equal to

    • B.

      Far smaller than

    • C.

      Far larger than

    • D.

      Larger and growning

    Correct Answer
    B. Far smaller than
    Explanation
    The answer "Far smaller than" suggests that the proportion of Medicare nursing home residents who reside in facilities at any one time is significantly lower than the proportion who are Medicaid. This implies that there are fewer Medicare nursing home residents compared to those who receive Medicaid.

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