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Pursuing more effective quality assurance for the elderly in institutions

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

Pursuing more effective quality assurance for the elderly in institutions

perspectives from Israel and the U.S.

by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

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Published in Jerusalem .
Written in English

  • Older people -- Care -- Israel.,
  • Older people -- Care -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSecond annual forum of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and JDC-Brookdale Institute of Gerontology and Adult Human Development in Israel
    ContributionsMekhon Bruḳdail le-geronṭologyah ṿe-hitpatḥut adamṿe-ḥevrah be-Yiśraʾel.
    LC ClassificationsHV1484.I82 .A64 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18980141M

      1. A perspective on Institutional Quality Assurance 2. QUALITY?? 3. National Conference on Innovations in Higher Education Quality Quality Enhancement Quality Sustenance Quality Promotion Quality Culture Quality Awareness Quality Assurance How are they different? 4. QUA LITY ASSURANCE Quality Culture 5. Organizations providing long-term care are staffed with professional, paraprofessional, and support staff, and often volunteers. In the final analysis, the quality and safety of long-term care is dependent upon these individuals' actions, but their actions can be and are influenced by external. for Medicare reenforces the need for effective quality assurance and utilization review mechanisms. Research efforts must in the continually evolving areas of quality assurance and utilization review. POSITION 1. There should be effective mechanisms of quality assurance that improve the delivery of health services to the public. RATIONALEFile Size: 1MB. implementation of ISO , Total Quality Organization and Total Quality Education models, and more recently the Quality Assurance (QA). QA is a program that recently been initiated by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). It is to ensure the quality of higher public institutions whilst National.

    Policy and procedures for quality assurance: Institutions should have a policy and associated procedures for the assurance of the quality and standards of their programmes and awards. They should also commit themselves explicitly to the development of a culture which recognises the importance of quality, and quality assurance, in their Size: 1MB.

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