Improving Health Outcomes for High Risk Long Term Care Consumers Labeled as Non-Compliance

Purpose of Project

CHSRA is collaborating on this project with the UW School of Nursing to improve health outcomes of Wisconsin Family Care program consumers who are historically non-compliant with treatment recommendations relating to management of diabetes and/or multiple medications. Research activities related to curriculum development include interviews with program enrollees, focus groups with staff and literature review.

Project Duration: July 2003 to September 2004

Primary Personnel

Project Staff: Brenda Ryther, RN, MSN

Sponsoring Agency

Grant to Barbara Bowers, Ph.D., Univesity of Wisconsin School of Nursing from Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation