How could this policy be implemented more effectively? An answer that the policy couldn’t have been implemented more effectively will receive a grade of 0.

At the end of Week 6, you will present a policy analysis table that compares at least two legislative mandates that have attempted to address this issue. For example, if the issue is availability of quality, affordable long term care:

Sample Policy Analysis Table – each cell should have an entry of at least 50 words.

Has the issue been changed because of this legislation? An answer of there has been no change due to the legislation will receive a grade of 0.

Are there viable alternatives to this policy or the programs that have been implemented? An answer of there were no alternatives will receive a grade of 0.

How could this policy be implemented more effectively? An answer that the policy couldn’t have been implemented more effectively will receive a grade of 0.

Were there any unintended consequences that arose because of this legislation? An answer of there were no unintended consequences will receive a grade of 0.

Issue: Availability of Quality, Affordable Long-Term Care

Nursing Home Reform Act

Older Americans Act

Why was this legislation enacted?

Has the issue been changed because of this legislation?

What programs have arisen in response to this policy?

Are there viable alternatives to this policy or the programs that have been implemented?

How could this policy be implemented more effectively?

Were there any unintended consequences that arose because of this legislation?

Along with your table, submit a list of references. Use APA format. For assistance with APA style, visit the UMGC Information and Library Services page for citation help:

At the end of Week 6, submit your table to the Week 7 discussion area. During Week 7, review the work of your peers and respond to at least two of them by asking them a question about their findings. Try to distribute your questions so that everyone in the class has been asked a question. During the week, answer any questions that are asked of you. You are not expected to be an expert, but do your best to provide thoughtful responses that incorporate what you have learned from your text and other sources.

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