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WCCEAL Development and Infrastructure

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) funding for the Wisconsin Coalition for Collaborative Excellence in Assisted Living (WCCEAL) has supported the initial and ongoing infrastructure development for WCCEAL. Activities include but are not limited to ongoing support for the monthly WCCEAL collaborative meetings; creation and ongoing maintenance of the WCCEAL website; and development, testing and implementation of the reporting infrastructure for the resident satisfaction and quality improvement measures as well as benchmark reports. DHS funding also supports WCCEAL research activities such as an early adopter analysis and initial evaluation of open-ended questions in the resident satisfaction survey and the online quality improvement measures.

Project Duration: November 2009 present

Participating Personnel

Principal Investigator: David Zimmerman
Co-Investigator & Project Director: Susan Nordman-Oliveira
Contact: WCCEAL helpdesk

Sponsoring Agency

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Wisconsin state ombudsman’s program, LeadingAge Wisconsin, Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA), Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WiCAL), Residential Services Association of Wisconsin (RSA WI) and the Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis (CHSRA).

Funding Source

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

Links

WCCEAL website
Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
Wisconsin state ombudsman’s program
LeadingAge Wisconsin
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA)
Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WiCAL)
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin (RSA WI)