Publication / Source: Neurodegenerative Disease Management
Authors: Lynn Chenoweth, Victor Vickland, Jane Stein-Parbury et al.
Aim: To answer questions on the essential components (services, operations and resources) of a person-centered aged care home (iHome) using computer simulation. Materials & methods: iHome was developed with AnyLogic software using extant study data obtained from 60 Australian aged care homes, 900+ clients and 700+ aged care staff. Bayesian analysis of simulated trial data will determine the influence of different iHome characteristics on care service quality and client outcomes.