The role of social, economic and physical environmental factors in planning care for home care recipients

Address correspondence to Elliane Irani, PhD, RN, postdoctoral fellow, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-4904; E-mail:
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Dr. Irani is Postdoctoral Fellow, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Dr. Hirschman is NewCourtland Term Chair in Health Transitions Research, Associate Research Professor, Dr. Cacchione is Ralston House Endowed Term Chair in Gerontological Nursing, Associate Professor of Geropsychiatric Nursing, and Dr. Bowles is vanAmeringen Professor in Nursing Excellence, School of Nursing , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cacchione is also a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, and a Nurse Scientist, PENN Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bowles is also director of the Center for Home Care Policy and Research, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, New York, New York.

The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. The parent study was funded by a grant from the Frank Morgan Jones Fund at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Irani’s postgraduate training is supported by the National Institute of Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health (T32NR015433: Multiple Chronic Conditions, Interdisciplinary Nurse Scientist Training; Principal Investigator, Dr. Shirley M. Moore). The content is the sole responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the funding sources.


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