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The calculation of quality indicators for long term care facilities in 8 countries (SHELTER project)

Dinnus HM Frijters1*, Henriëtte G van der Roest1, Iain GI Carpenter2, Harriet Finne-Soveri3, Jean-Claude Henrard4, Angela Chetrit5, Jacob Gindin5 and Roberto Bernabei6

Author Affiliations

1 EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2 Centre for Health Service Studies, University of Kent, England, UK

3 National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland

4 Research Unit, Health Environment and Ageing, Sainte Pèrine Hospital APHP and Versailles Saint Quentin University, Paris, France

5 Center for Standard in Health and Disability, Research Authority, Haifa University, Mount Carmel Haifa, Israel

6 Centro Medicina dell’Invecchiamento, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

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BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13:138  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-138

Published: 15 April 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Aggregate summary scores of LTCF quality indicators at the level of the 8 countries participating in SHELTER.

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