Robert J Newcomer

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Allowing spouses to be paid personal care providers: spouse availability and effects on Medicaid-funded service use and expenditures
    Robert J Newcomer
    University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gerontologist 52:517-30. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Consumer-directed personal care: comparing aged and non-aged adult recipient health-related outcomes among those with paid family versus non-relative providers
    Robert Newcomer
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 30:178-97. 2011
  3. pmc Clinically significant changes in burden and depression among dementia caregivers following nursing home admission
    Joseph E Gaugler
    School of Nursing, Center on Aging, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Med 8:85. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in a nursing home transition case-management program targeting new admissions
    Robert Newcomer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gerontologist 46:385-90. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk and prospective medicare expenditures for persons with dementia
    Robert J Newcomer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Science, University of California at San Francisco, San Fransisco, California 94118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2001-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home transition: providing assistance to caregivers in transition program
    Carrie Graham
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Lippincotts Case Manag 10:93-101. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Assisted living and special populations: what do we know about differences in use and potential access barriers?
    Mauro Hernandez
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gerontologist 47:110-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Financial management services in consumer-directed programs
    Teresa Scherzer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF Center for Personal Assistance Services, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 26:29-42. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Monitoring quality of care in residential care for the elderly: the information challenge
    Cristina Flores
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 21:225-42. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to documenting occupational injuries among personal assistance services workers
    Teresa Scherzer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:536-44. 2007

Research Grants

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Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Allowing spouses to be paid personal care providers: spouse availability and effects on Medicaid-funded service use and expenditures
    Robert J Newcomer
    University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gerontologist 52:517-30. 2012
    ..Analyses investigated Medicaid expenditures, hospital use, and nursing home stays, comparing recipients who have paid spouse caregivers with those having other relatives or unrelated individuals as their caregivers. ..
  2. doi request reprint Consumer-directed personal care: comparing aged and non-aged adult recipient health-related outcomes among those with paid family versus non-relative providers
    Robert Newcomer
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 30:178-97. 2011
    ..African American, Hispanic, and Asian recipients were at lower risk for injuries and hospital stays than were White recipients...
  3. pmc Clinically significant changes in burden and depression among dementia caregivers following nursing home admission
    Joseph E Gaugler
    School of Nursing, Center on Aging, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Med 8:85. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in a nursing home transition case-management program targeting new admissions
    Robert Newcomer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gerontologist 46:385-90. 2006
    ..The PACT program targeted individuals newly admitted to nursing homes and worked with a family caregiver to develop and implement a nursing home discharge plan...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk and prospective medicare expenditures for persons with dementia
    Robert J Newcomer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Science, University of California at San Francisco, San Fransisco, California 94118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2001-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether an index that stratifies dementia patients into high- and low-mortality-risk groups can be effective in prospectively identifying persons with high and low expenditures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home transition: providing assistance to caregivers in transition program
    Carrie Graham
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Lippincotts Case Manag 10:93-101. 2005
    ..g., information about care options, facilitation of referrals to services) and emotional support. Nursing home cooperation was mixed. More work is needed to develop a broader referral base for the program...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assisted living and special populations: what do we know about differences in use and potential access barriers?
    Mauro Hernandez
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gerontologist 47:110-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to review existing knowledge about assisted living (AL) use by traditionally underserved populations, including people of color, low-income people, and those living in rural communities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Financial management services in consumer-directed programs
    Teresa Scherzer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF Center for Personal Assistance Services, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 26:29-42. 2007
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of the challenges, opportunities, and policy implications of the current practice; and suggests directions for future research...
  9. doi request reprint Monitoring quality of care in residential care for the elderly: the information challenge
    Cristina Flores
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 21:225-42. 2009
    ..The information required from RCFEs, if appropriately compiled and maintained, would produce a comprehensive quality assurance system and more effectively support consumer information and policy needs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Barriers to documenting occupational injuries among personal assistance services workers
    Teresa Scherzer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:536-44. 2007
    ..Changing employment arrangements adopted by publicly funded programs may complicate the classification of PAS workers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient and caregiver characteristics and nursing home placement in patients with dementia
    Kristine Yaffe
    University of California, San Francisco, Box 111G, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 287:2090-7. 2002
    ..Most studies have determined predictors of nursing home placement primarily according to patient or caregiver characteristics alone...
  12. ncbi request reprint Living quarters and unmet need for personal care assistance among adults with disabilities
    Robert Newcomer
    Disability Statistics Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, University of California, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S205-13. 2005
    ..Analyses were replicated among five ADLs (bathing, dressing, transferring, toileting, eating) and test the relative risk of apartment dwellers compared to those living in houses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of preventive case management among high-risk elderly in three medical groups: a randomized clinical trial
    Robert Newcomer
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Eval Health Prof 27:323-48. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the prevalence and pattern of dementia-related behaviors
    Kaycee M Sink
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1277-83. 2004
    ....
  15. pmc Patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression in caregivers of patients with dementia
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1006-14. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression among caregivers of patients with dementia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predicting 12-month mortality for persons with dementia
    Robert Newcomer
    Departments of Social and Behavioral Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S187-98. 2003
    ..We develop and test a model of 12-month mortality among persons (N=3858) with organic dementia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Challenges and accomplishments of the second-generation social health maintenance organization
    Robert Newcomer
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 455, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Gerontologist 42:843-52. 2002
    ..This study traces the implementation of the second-generation Social HMO demonstration program within the Health Plan of Nevada among more than 35,000 Las Vegas members...
  18. ncbi request reprint The personal assistance workforce: trends in supply and demand
    H Stephen Kaye
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1113-20. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Implementing an early intervention case management program in three medical groups
    M Teresa Graves
    Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA, USA
    Case Manager 14:48-52. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Caregiver characteristics are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia
    Kaycee M Sink
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:796-803. 2006
    ..To determine whether caregiver characteristics are independently associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia (NPS) after accounting for patient characteristics...

Research Grants2

  1. Occupational Injury Among Personal Assistance Workers
    Robert Newcomer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., bathing, dressing, transferring in/out of beds or chairs, toileting, and eating). The inclusion criteria select PAS providers working with recipients who may have or are approaching eligibility for nursing home placement. ..