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Term: Home Care, Days of Service Received

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2011-10-24


In Fransoo et al. (2011), Home Care days of service received was calculated as the average length (in days) of all home care cases open in a three-year period (values shown are the annual average for a three-year period). A home care client may have more than one case in a period. Each would be counted as a separate case with a separate length. For residents with at least one home care case, days in home care were counted for each case open in the fiscal year (April 1 - March 31). If the case was open prior to the start of the fiscal year, the case was assigned April 1st as its start date; and similarly, if the case was not closed prior to the end of the fiscal year, the case was assigned March 31st as its end date so that the maximum number of days for a home care case would be 365 days within a fiscal year.

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  • Fransoo R, Martens P, Prior H, Chateau D, McDougall C, Schultz J, McGowan K, Soodeen R, Bailly A. Adult Obesity in Manitoba: Prevalence, Associations, and Outcomes. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2011. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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