Long-Term Care Resource Center
for better quality of living for users of long-term care services and supports
...and improving capacity of caring orgnaizations and communities
Since 1989, the LTC Resource Center at the University of Minnesota has been a focal point for research, technical assistance, and dissemination of information to improve the long-term care services and supports for people with disabilities, particularly seniors. In the first decade, the Administration on Aging provided core funding. See About the Center.
This Site serves as a virtual Resource Center, where users can learn about current and recent projects and find reports and publications on much oif the Centers's work.
The content is organized according to focal topics that have been consistently emphasized in the Center's work: Assisted Living, Building LTSS Capacity, Environment, Ethics, Quality, Nursing Home Transformation (including small-house nursing homes and Green House™ Programs, and Regulation). Within each topic, users will find multiple subtopics.
Established in 1988 as a joint project of the School of Social Work and the School of Public Health with a grant from the United States Administration on Aging.