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When Families Must Choose: Can Online Resources Help? Objective Recommend common quality indicators used to track outcomes in health care Assignment Overview Prepare a presentation for families that reviews key quality indicators for long-term care and online resources available for checking on the quality of a specific nursing home. You can access the grading rubric for this assignment here: Presentation Rubric. Deliverables An 8- to 10-slide presentation Step 1 Review quality indicators for long-term care. Review the levels of long-term care and distinguishing services provided by each level. Review information for consumers about the quality of a specific nursing home that can be found on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) website. The phrase “Nursing Home Compare” is a useful one for finding information about facilities in a specific geographic location. Step 2 Prepare an 8- to 10-slide presentation. Perform the following tasks: Describe the general demographics of the population of elderly for whom the transition to long-term care is intended. Identify the most common issues families must consider when assisting their loved one to choose a specific nursing home. Describe, briefly, the levels of care and services provided in each nursing home. Identify online sources for the consumer that publish quality indicator information for specific nursing homes. Slide #1 must be a cover slide that states the presentation title, your name, and the date. The last slide(s) must be a reference list. References must be cited in the format specified by your instructor. Step 3 Add presenter’s notes. Include talking points and details in the notes area for each slide. These notes should document what you would say to an audience about each slide if you were to present in person. Step 4 Save and submit your assignment. When you have completed the assignment, save a copy for yourself in an easily accessible place and submit a copy to your instructor using the dropbox.