“The report found that 57% of high-need survey respondents have trouble with activities of daily living such as eating, bathing and dressing. Of that group, 62% reported that they either rarely or never have someone to help them complete their ADLs. Roughly 75% of high-need respondents who said they did receive help reported that it came from a family member.”
LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform):
What is the comparative percentage of LTCI insureds who lack help with ADLs? Low or non-existent I’d wager. Insufficient or poor care is a function of inadequate financing which plagues Medicaid and uninsured families.
Many high-need patients missing out on help with ADLs, report shows