TFA Research

UPDATED (2016)

Simmons SF, Hollingsworth EK, Long EA, Liu X, Shotwell MS, Keeler E, & Silver H. (2017) Training nonnursing staff to assist with nutritional care delivery in nursing homes: A cost-effectiveness analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 65(2): 313-322. doi:10.1111/jgs.14488.

Hollingsworth EK, Long EA, & Simmons SF. (2016). Comparison between quality of care provided by Trained Feeding Assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants during between-meal supplementation in long-term care settings. J Appl Gerontol. doi: 10.1177/0733464816669806.

INITIAL (2007-2011)

Simmons SF, Bertrand R, Shier V, Sweetland R, Moore TJ, Hurd DT, & Schnelle JF. (2007). A preliminary evaluation of paid feeding assistant regulation: Impact on feeding assistance care process quality in nursing homes. Gerontologist. 47(2) 184-192. PMID: 17440123

Bertrand RM, Porchak TL, Moore TJ, Hurd DT, Shier V, Sweetland R, & Simmons SF. (2011). The nursing home dining assistant program: A demonstration project. J Gerontol Nurs. 37(2): 34-43. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20100730-04