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Independent Choices: National Symposium On Consumer-Directed Care And Self-Determination For The Elderly And Persons With Disabilities

A summary from the June 2001 symposium titled, “Independent Choices: A National Symposium on Consumer-Direction and Self-Determination for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities”. Major themes and outcomes are highlighted based on the dialogue from the various speakers including policymakers, program administrators, consumer advocates, service producers, and researchers.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52231

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Real Choice Systems Change Grant Program - FY 2001 to FY 2004 Systems Change Grants: Summary Final Report

The purpose of this report is fourfold: 1) to present a brief overview of the results of the Systems Change grants awarded from FY 2001 through FY 2004, 2) to describe the remaining challenges to community living that Grantees identified, 3) to provide Grantees’ recommendations for actions needed at the state and federal level to further improve their long-term care systems, and 4) to discuss the key lessons learned regarding factors that are needed to improve states’ long-term care systems.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52043

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Comparison of VR Outcomes for Clients with Mental Illness across System Indicators

Three key issues affecting the understanding of low rates of successful employment outcomes for people with mental illness are explored. These are: lack of a common definition of successful employment; lack of clear, objective, standardized data; and differences among states and programs in measuring client characteristics. Peer critiques to the data and analysis are provided along with tables comparing employment outcomes by state.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51917

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Across the States 2009: Profiles of Long-Term Care and Independent Living

This eighth edition of this reference report presents comparable state- and national-level data for more than 140 indicators on long-term services and supports from a wide variety of sources. Published approximately every two years, the series was developed to help inform policy discussions among public and private sector leaders. This publication presents the most up-to-date data available at the time of production, and is displayed in easy-to-use maps, graphics, tables, and state profiles.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51869

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The Aging Integrated Database (AGID)

This website is an on-line query system based on AoA-related data files and surveys, and includes population characteristics from the Census Bureau. The system allows users to produce descriptive information in graphical or tabular form, at the level of detail most suited for their needs. The four options through AGID provide different levels of focus and aggregation of the data from individual data elements within Data-at-a-Glance to full database access within Data Files.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51821

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2007 Disability Status Report: United States

This summary of demographic and economic statistics from 2007 on the non-institutionalized population with disabilities is meant for policy makers, advocates, reporters, and the public. Data include information on the population size and disability prevalence for various demographic subpopulations, as well as statistics related to employment, earnings, and household income. Comparisons are made to people without disabilities and across disability types.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51774

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Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends through 2007

This comprehensive report provides data and macro level analyses on public and private residential services. The Executive Summary and Section 3 compare Medicaid utilization and expenditures for home and community-based services with services provided in institutional settings. Data are also presented in state-by-state profiles. Past editions of this annual report dating from 2000 are available at the website provided.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51646

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A Balancing Act: State Long-Term Care Reform

This paper examines the extent to which states have balanced the delivery of Medicaid-funded LTC services and supports to people in their homes and in institutions. What is unique about this report is its primary focus on older people and adults with physical disabilities separate from other LTC populations, such as people with developmental disabilities. Explore what has been accomplished under current Medicaid law and review how federal policies impact the ability to balance service delivery.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51640

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Quick Health Facts 2008: A Compilation of Selected State Data

Find within this resource state-by-state statistics on demographics, Medicaid, Medicare, and health insurance coverage. Of special interest are the data on Medicaid expenditures broken down by recipient type and service environment (HCBS vs. nursing home). Limited data are also given for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51593


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