William J McAuley
Affiliation: George Mason University
- Formal home care utilization patterns by rural-urban community residenceWilliam J McAuley
Department of Communication, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Research 1 Building, Room 253, MSN 6A9, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:258-68. 2009..We examined formal home care utilization among civilian adults across metro and nonmetro residential categories before and after adjustment for predisposing, enabling, and need variables...
- Home health care agency staffing patterns before and after the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, by rural and urban locationWilliam J McAuley
Communication Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
J Rural Health 24:12-23. 2008..The Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 and other recent policies have led to reduced Medicare funding for home health agencies (HHAs) and visits per beneficiary...
- Recent trends in advance directives at nursing home admission and one year after admissionWilliam J McAuley
Department of Sociology Anthropology, Center for Social Science Research, George Mason University, 4260 Chain Bridge Road, MSN 1H5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
Gerontologist 46:377-81. 2006..Advance directives are important planning and decision-making tools for individuals in nursing homes...
- Oncology nurses' personal understandings about palliative careMargaret M Mahon
School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E141-50. 2010..To examine how oncology nurses define palliative care, views about who should and should not receive palliative care, and beliefs about palliative care decision making, including who should be involved and how decisions should be managed...
- Advance directives for health care among older community residentsWilliam J McAuley
George Mason University, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:402-19. 2008..More than half of those interviewed had a living will, two-fifths had a durable power of attorney for healthcare, and one-third had both ADs. Older age and higher levels of education were consistently associated with having ADs...
- Participant characteristics predicting voluntary early withdrawal from a multidisciplinary program providing home-delivered meals and dietitian/social work case management to homebound eldersWilliam J McAuley
Department of Sociology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
J Nutr Elder 25:83-99. 2005..The results suggest that carefully considering the interaction of potential participant characteristics and project interventions will improve nutrition project retention...
- Organizational factors associated with the use of telehospicePaula K Baldwin
Department of Communication, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MS 3D6, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
J Telemed Telecare 18:90-3. 2012..Providing financial, training and organizational support to agencies that recognize the potential benefits of telehospice would probably assist in its future introduction...
- Factors associated with medication hassles experienced by family caregivers of older adultsShirley S Travis
College of Health and Human Services, MS 2G7, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, United States
Patient Educ Couns 66:51-7. 2007..We wished to identify potential factors associated with medication administration hassles, daily irritants, among informal caregivers who provide long-term medication assistance to persons aged 55 or older...
- Recruitment and retention of ethnically diverse long-term family caregivers for researchTristen K Amador
Graduate School of Social Work, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204, USA
J Gerontol Soc Work 47:139-52. 2006....
- Environmental contexts of ultimate decisions: why White nursing home residents are twice as likely as African American residents to have an advance directiveJennifer L Troyer
Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S194-202. 2006....
- Length of hospice care among U.S. adults: 1992-2000Beth Han
Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rm 7 1010, Rockville, MD 20587, USA
Inquiry 44:104-13. 2007..Although overall length of service use declined significantly in 1996, 1998, and 2000 compared to 1992, it was similar between 1996 and 2000...
- Agency ownership, patient payment source, and length of service in home care, 1992 2000Beth Han
US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, USA
Gerontologist 47:438-46. 2007..This study investigated how for-profit and not-for-profit agencies responded to policy changes in the 1990s with respect to length of service...
- National trends in adult hospice use: 1991-1992 to 1999-2000Beth Han
National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:792-9. 2006..Hospice is still in the process of growing toward a steady state...
- The influence of rural location on utilization of formal home care: the role of MedicaidWilliam J McAuley
Department of Health Administration and Policy, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Gerontologist 44:655-64. 2004....
- Advance care planning among residents in long-term careWilliam J McAuley
Health Behavior and Administration, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:353-9. 2003..Our results indicate that the two proposed types of advance directives are distinct with regard to the variables predicting each...
- Development of the family caregiver medication administration hassles scaleShirley S Travis
College of Health and Human Services, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 28223, USA
Gerontologist 43:360-8. 2003..This study was designed to develop and test a multidimensional measure of the hassles in family caregiver medication administration...
- Obstacles to palliation and end-of-life care in a long-term care facilityShirley S Travis
College of Nursing and Health Professions, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 28223 0001, USA
Gerontologist 42:342-9. 2002..This exploratory study used a set of four obstacle constructs derived from both the existing literature and our earlier work to describe the diverse end-of-life scenarios observed for a group of residents in a long-term care facility...