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He currently is studying the professional practices of nursing assistants in Canadian long term care organizations. Women tend to pay less than men for life insurance so that brings down the costs. Other papers have focused on the measurement of disability and cognitive impairment with national data (Altman, 1994; Spector, 1990), and the measurement of ADL change (Mathiowetz and Lair, 1994). Higher professional nursing staff levels and lower turnover of staff improve nursing home outcomes (Cohen and Spector, 1996; Spector and Takada, 1991).

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