Community Benefit

Health Promotion for Long-Term Care Residents

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Question: A nursing home vaccinates all residents against pneumonia. Does it count?

Recommendation: We recommend it not be reported as community benefit because pneumonia vaccines are becoming a standard practice for long-term care organizations and therefore are a part of basic care.

(April 2009)