Long Term Care Services, Maine, Disability and Aging, Cutler Institute, USM Aging Initiative, Policy
In 2006, the Office of Elder Services requested the assistance of the Muskie School in developing an assessment of long term care service use in Maine. This report provides baseline information on the demographic characteristics, participant characteristics and service use trends for people accessing long term care services in this State.
For purposes of this report, we have excluded people with MR/DD. Long term care services do not include community support services for people with mental illness.
In this report, long term care services include:
- Nursing Facility Services
- Private Non-medical Institutions
- Consumer Directed Attendant Services
- Day Health Services
- Elder and Adult Waiver Services
- Home Health Services
- Hospice Services
- Personal Care Services
- Physically Disabled Waiver Services
- Private Duty Nursing Facility Services
Fralich, J., Bratesman, S., McGuire, C., Olsen, L., Ziller, J., & Mauney, K. (2007). Assessment of Maine's long-term care needs. Baseline report: Demographics and use of long term care services in Maine. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Institute for Health Policy.