health services for the aged
Summary: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
Publications323 found, 100 shown here
- Processes of care desired by elderly patients with multimorbiditiesElizabeth A Bayliss
Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Research, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
Fam Pract 25:287-93. 2008..Our objective was to explore processes of care desired by elderly patients who have multimorbidities that may present competing demands for patients and providers...
- Vulnerability in the elderly: frailtyJoris P J Slaets
Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
Med Clin North Am 90:593-601. 2006..An argument for patient-tailored integrated care in frail elderly patients is made. At the same time, the argument will be made that standard evidence-based care can be delivered for patients who have a negative screen on frailty...
- A randomized, controlled trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and multidisciplinary intervention after discharge of elderly from the emergency department--the DEED II studyGideon A Caplan
Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1417-23. 2004..To study the effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) and multidisciplinary intervention on elderly patients sent home from the emergency department (ED)...
- A longitudinal study integrating population, care and social services data. The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC)Marten Lagergren
Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden
Aging Clin Exp Res 16:158-68. 2004..A large, national, long-term, longitudinal, multi-purpose study has been launched in Sweden--the Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC). The study involves four research centers collecting data in four different areas of Sweden...
- A systematic review of different models of home and community care services for older personsLee Fay Low
Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, AGSM Building, University of NSW, Sydney NSW 2052 Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 11:93. 2011..The aim of this review is to evaluate the outcomes of case managed, integrated or consumer directed home and community care services for older persons, including those with dementia...
- The quality of medical care provided to vulnerable community-dwelling older patientsNeil S Wenger
RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
Ann Intern Med 139:740-7. 2003..Previous studies have focused on general medical conditions aimed at prolonging life, not on geriatric issues important for quality of life...
- A randomized study of a multidisciplinary program to intervene on geriatric syndromes in vulnerable older people who live at home (Dutch EASYcare Study)René J F Melis
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:283-90. 2008..This study compared the effects of this new model to usual care...
- Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE). Development, validity and reliabilityT Reynolds
Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London
Br J Psychiatry 176:444-52. 2000..There exists no instrument specifically designed to measure comprehensively the needs of older people with mental disorders...
- Frailty in primary care: a review of its conceptualization and implications for practiceAlethea Lacas
Department of Medicine Division of Geriatric Medicine Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
BMC Med 10:4. 2012..This review seeks to address how frailty is recognised and managed, especially in the realm of primary care...
- Effects of case management in community aged care on client and carer outcomes: a systematic review of randomized trials and comparative observational studiesEmily Chuanmei You
Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics CHPPE, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 12:395. 2012..This systematic review aims to evaluate the effects of case management in community aged care on client and carer outcomes...
- Informal care and health care use of older adultsCourtney Harold Van Houtven
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, The Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705 3897, USA
J Health Econ 23:1159-80. 2004..Instrumental variables (IV) estimation controls for the simultaneity of informal and formal care. Informal care reduces home health care use and delays nursing home entry...
- Primary health and social care services in the UK: progress towards partnership?Kirstein Rummery
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Manchester, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:1773-82. 2003..It examines whether the evidence suggests that the integration of health and social care is feasible or desirable in older people's services...
- Cost-effectiveness of preventive occupational therapy for independent-living older adultsJoel Hay
Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, School of Pharmacy, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1381-8. 2002....
- 'We're just not getting it right'--how should we provide care to the older person with multi-morbid chronic conditions?Marina Lupari
University of Ulster, Coleraine, Ulster, UK
J Clin Nurs 20:1225-35. 2011..This was anticipated to highlight important issues for nursing practice, healthcare policy, service provision and health service research...
- Advancing high value transitional care: the central role of nursing and its leadershipMary D Naylor
NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Nurs Adm Q 36:115-26. 2012..Capitalizing on this opportunity will require the investment, commitment, and support of nursing and its leadership...
- Multifaceted shared care intervention for late life depression in residential care: randomised controlled trialR H Llewellyn-Jones
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
BMJ 319:676-82. 1999..To evaluate the effectiveness of a population based, multifaceted shared care intervention for late life depression in residential care...
- Functional ability and health complaints among older people with a combination of public and informal care vs. public care onlyStaffan Karlsson
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 22:136-48. 2008..The results indicate that there is a shift from the substitution to the complementary model and highlights that attention to the family carers is needed...
- Prevention of adverse health trajectories in a vulnerable elderly population through nurse home visits: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN05358495]Hein P J van Hout
Department of General Practice, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:734-42. 2010..Can indicative prevention of home-visiting nurses be effective when targeted at a frail senior population using multidimensional geriatric assessments and personalized care plans?..
- Quality of care for elderly residents in nursing homes and elderly people living at home: controlled observational studyTom Fahey
Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4AD
BMJ 326:580. 2003..To assess the quality of care given to elderly people and compare the care given to residents in nursing homes with those living in their own homes...
- Impact of case management (Evercare) on frail elderly patients: controlled before and after analysis of quantitative outcome dataHugh Gravelle
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York YO10 5DD
BMJ 334:31. 2007..To determine the impact on outcomes in patients of the Evercare approach to case management of elderly people...
- Hospital and outpatient clinic utilization among older people in the 3-5 years following the initiation of continuing care: a longitudinal cohort studyAnna Condelius
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
BMC Health Serv Res 11:136. 2011..A further aim was to compare these groups regarding demographic data, health complaints, functional and cognitive ability, informal care and mortality...
- Home versus day rehabilitation: a randomised controlled trialMaria Crotty
Flinders University Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia
Age Ageing 37:628-33. 2008..to assess the effect of home versus day rehabilitation on patient outcomes...
- Factors causing delay in discharge of elderly patients in an acute care hospitalS C Lim
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
Ann Acad Med Singapore 35:27-32. 2006..Since no local data is available, a study was planned to ascertain reasons why the discharging of elderly patients from hospital is delayed and whether these reasons are avoidable...
- Whom do preventive home visits help?Andreas Stuck
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:561-3. 2008
- Cost effectiveness of preventive home visits to the elderly: economic evaluation alongside randomized controlled studyChristian Kronborg
Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Eur J Health Econ 7:238-46. 2006..The discounted difference in mean active life-years was 0.034 (-0.058 to 0.125) and 0.197 (0.013 to 0.380), respectively. The study did not provide conclusive evidence on the cost effectiveness of the programs under consideration...
- Primary care and care for older persons: position paper of the European Forum for Primary CarePauline Boeckxstaens
Department of Family Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium
Qual Prim Care 19:369-89. 2011..Alignment with home care and social services remains a challenge in all countries, not least because of the different funding arrangements between the services. Further priorities for research and development are summarised...
- Treating frailty--a practical guideNicola Fairhall
Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Ryde, Sydney 2112, Australia
BMC Med 9:83. 2011..We provide an evidence-based framework that can be used to guide the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of frail older people...
- Effects of intensive home visiting programs for older people with poor health status: a systematic reviewAns Bouman
Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Peter Debyeplein 1, 6229 HA Maastricht, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 8:74. 2008..The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of intensive home visiting programs targeting older people with poor health or otherwise with functional impairments...
- Effectiveness of assistive technology and environmental interventions in maintaining independence and reducing home care costs for the frail elderly. A randomized controlled trialW C Mann
Engineering Research Center on Aging, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
Arch Fam Med 8:210-7. 1999..Home environmental interventions (EIs) and assistive technology (AT) devices have the potential to increase independence for community-based frail elderly persons, but their effectiveness has not been demonstrated...
- The relationship between quality of life, health and care transition: an empirical comparison in an older post-acute populationLeah Couzner
Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:69. 2012....
- Drug-related readmissions to medical units of older adults discharged from acute geriatric units: results of the Optimization of Medication in AGEd multicenter randomized controlled trialDominique Bonnet-Zamponi
Département d Epidémiologie et de Recherche Clinique, Hopital Bichat, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
J Am Geriatr Soc 61:113-21. 2013..To assess the effect of an intervention on drug-related problem (DRP; adverse drug reactions, adherence problems, underuse)-related readmission rates in older adults...
- Quality of life and symptoms among older people living at homeYlva Hellström
School of Health Science, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden
J Adv Nurs 48:584-93. 2004..This paper reports a study comparing the socio-demographic data, quality of life (QoL) and symptoms of older people living at home with and without help...
- Integrated care for the frail elderlyGeorge A Heckman
Department of Health Sciences and Gerontology, Research Institute on Aging, University of Waterloo
Healthc Pap 11:62-8; discussion 86-91. 2011..Finally, a model for integrating individual geriatric interventions into a broader system is proposed...
- A systematic review of integrated working between care homes and health care servicesSue L Davies
Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9AB, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 11:320. 2011..This study aims to evaluate the different integrated approaches to health care services supporting older people in care homes, and identify barriers and facilitators to integrated working...
- The frailty dilemma. Review of the predictive accuracy of major frailty scoresEvelien Pijpers
Department of Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Eur J Intern Med 23:118-23. 2012..To identify frail elderly individuals, several index or scoring systems have been developed for research purposes. The practical value of these scores for screening and diagnostic use is uncertain...
- Ortho-geriatric service--a literature review comparing different modelsC Kammerlander
Department of Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
Osteoporos Int 21:S637-46. 2010..Each hospital implementing a special model for geriatric hip fracture patients should collect detailed data about the patients, process of care, and outcomes to be able to participate in audit processes and avoid peerlessness...
- A comparative study of rehabilitation outcomes of elderly hip fracture patients: the advantage of a comprehensive orthogeriatric approachAbraham Adunsky
Department of Geriatric Medicine, The Orthogeriatric Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:542-7. 2003..The aims of this study were to compare the functional outcomes associated with an innovative comprehensive single-step (geriatric-based) and classic double-step (orthopedic-based) treatment of such patients...
- Transitional careMary Naylor
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA
Am J Nurs 108:58-63; quiz 63. 2008
- Integrated services for frail elders (SIPA): a trial of a model for CanadaFrancois Beland
Université de Montréal McGill University Research Group on Integrated Services for Older Persons, Canada
Can J Aging 25:5-42. 2006..These results were obtained without an increase in the overall costs of health and social services, without reducing the quality of care, and without increasing the burden on elderly persons and their relatives...
- Community-based care and risk of nursing home placementLucy Rose Fischer
HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Med Care 41:1407-16. 2003..To test the substitution hypothesis, that community-based care reduces the probability of institutional placement for at-risk elderly...
- Hospital admissions among people 65+ related to multimorbidity, municipal and outpatient careAnna Condelius
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 46:41-55. 2008..Thus interventions focusing on frequent admissions are needed, and this requires collaboration between outpatient and hospital care...
- The systems of care for frail elderly persons: the case of SwedenMarten Lagergren
Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Sweden
Aging Clin Exp Res 14:252-7. 2002..Depending on assumptions concerning the health development, the required increase in volume of health and social services is expected to fall somewhere between 10-30% during the coming 30-year period...
- The psychometric properties of three self-report screening instruments for identifying frail older people in the communitySilke F Metzelthin
Department of Health Care and Nursing Science, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 10:176. 2010..For validation purposes the Groningen Activity Restriction Scale (GARS) was added...
- Economic implications of increased longevity in the United StatesDorothy P Rice
Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 25:457-73. 2004....
- The effects of Taiwan's National Health Insurance on access and health status of the elderlyLikwang Chen
Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Health Econ 16:223-42. 2007..Alternatively, the lack of NHI effects on health may reflect other quality and efficiency problems inherent in the system not yet addressed by NHI...
- A model for evaluating knowledge exchange in a network contextJames Conklin
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 40:116-24. 2008..This model was used in a test of SHRTN's effectiveness as a knowledge exchange system. The results suggest that the framework has potential as a guide for evaluating other knowledge networks...
- Geriatric co-management of proximal femur fractures: total quality management and protocol-driven care result in better outcomes for a frail patient populationSusan M Friedman
Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1349-56. 2008..This is a potentially replicable model of care that uses the expertise of geriatricians to optimize the management of a common and serious condition...
- Early effects of "Guided Care" on the quality of health care for multimorbid older persons: a cluster-randomized controlled trialChad Boult
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:321-7. 2008....
- Useful services for families: research findings and directionsS H Zarit
Gerontology Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:165-77; discussion 178-81. 1999..More needs to be done to examine the benefits of innovative programs, and particularly to incorporate the dementia patient's perspective into these evaluations...
- Using information technology to improve the health care of older adultsMichael Weiner
Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
Ann Intern Med 139:430-6. 2003..Information systems that improve communication among providers during these transitions have the potential to improve safety and reduce costs...
- Partnership working by default: district nurses and care home staff providing care for older peopleClaire Goodman
Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London King s College London, London, UK
Health Soc Care Community 13:553-62. 2005....
- The Prevention Research Centers Healthy Aging Research NetworkJason E Lang
Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A17. 2006....
- Comprehensive discharge follow-up in patients' homes by GPs and district nurses of elderly patients. A randomized controlled trialLars Rytter
General Practice, Albertslund, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
Scand J Prim Health Care 28:146-53. 2010..The present study aimed to assess whether a follow-up programme undertaken by GPs and district nurses could improve the quality of the medical treatment and reduce the risk of readmission of elderly newly discharged patients...
- A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different models of community-based respite care for frail older people and their carersA Mason
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK
Health Technol Assess 11:1-157, iii. 2007..Where data permitted, subgroups of carers and care recipients, for whom respite care is particularly effective or cost-effective, were to be identified...
- Self reported receipt of care consistent with 32 quality indicators: national population survey of adults aged 50 or more in EnglandNicholas Steel
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
BMJ 337:a957. 2008..To assess the receipt of effective healthcare interventions in England by adults aged 50 or more with serious health conditions...
- Pharmacist-led medication review in patients over 65: a randomized, controlled trial in primary careJ Krska
School of Pharmacy, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK Albyn Medical Practice, Aberdeen, UK
Age Ageing 30:205-11. 2001..regular medication review has been recommended for those over 75 and those on multiple drug therapy. Pharmacists are a potential source of assistance in reviewing medication. Evidence of the benefits of this process is needed...
- Home sweet home? Community care for older people in AustraliaEmily J Henderson
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:88-94. 2008..The future inevitably presents huge challenges to those planning, implementing and providing care in this setting...
- Characteristics associated with home- and community-based service utilization for Medicare managed care consumersGretchen E Alkema
Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, 3715 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0191, USA
Gerontologist 46:173-82. 2006....
- Effectiveness of home based support for older people: systematic review and meta-analysisR Elkan
School of Nursing, Postgraduate Division, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH
BMJ 323:719-25. 2001..06; -0.07 to 0.18). Four studies showed no effect on activities of daily living (0.05; -0.07 to 0.17). CONCLUSION: Home visits to older people can reduce mortality and admission to long term institutional care...
- Opening the black box of clinical collaboration in integrated care models for frail, elderly patientsMatthieu De Stampa
University of Versailles St Quentin, UPRES EA 2506 Santé Environnement Vieillissement Research Group, Sainte Perine Hospital, AP HP, 49 rue Mirabeau 75016, Paris, France
Gerontologist 53:313-25. 2013..The purpose of the study was to understand better the clinical collaboration process among primary care physicians (PCPs), case managers (CMs), and geriatricians in integrated models of care...
- The role of health and non-health-related factors in repeat emergency department visits in an elderly urban populationCorina Naughton
UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Emerg Med J 27:683-7. 2010....
- Home visits to prevent nursing home admission and functional decline in elderly people: systematic review and meta-regression analysisAndreas E Stuck
Zentrum Geriatrie Rehabilitation, Spital Bern Ziegler, Morillonstrasse 75, CH 3001, Bern, Switzerland
JAMA 287:1022-8. 2002..The effects of home visitation programs to prevent functional decline in elderly persons have been inconsistent, and the value of these programs is controversial...
- Association between behavioral and psychological symptoms and psychotropic drug use among old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care settingsMaria Gustafsson
Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Int Psychogeriatr 25:1415-23. 2013..The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence and associated factors of psychotropic and anti-dementia drug use among old people with cognitive impairment living in geriatric care settings...
- [Regional differences in the use of 'no substitution' in the elderly after introduction of rebate contracts]F Hoffmann
Universitat Bremen, ZeS, Abteilung Gesundheitsökonomie, Gesundheitspolitik und Versorgungsforschung, Ausser der Schleifmühle 35 37, Bremen
Gesundheitswesen 73:438-42. 2011..We have studied the differences between physicians belonging to different regional Associations of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (Kassenärztliche Vereinigungen, KVs) in the use of the no-substitution option in the elderly...
- Accuracy, validity and reliability in assessment and in evaluation of services for older people: the role of the interRAI MDS assessment systemG Iain Carpenter
Age Ageing 35:327-9. 2006
- Quasi-experimental study of the effectiveness of an integrated service delivery network for the frail elderlyAndre Tourigny
Unite de recherche en geriatrie de l Universite Laval, Hopital du St Sacrement, 1050 Chemin Ste Foy, L2 34, Laval, Quebec G1S 4L8
Can J Aging 23:231-46. 2004..The ISD network did not have a marked effect on the utilization of services. The ISD network did, in fact, produce some effects that should be seen as important for the elderly population...
- Association between vitamin D deficiency and long hospital stay in geriatric acute care unit: results from a pilot cohort studyOlivier Beauchet
UPRES EA 4638, University of Angers, UNAM, Angers, France
Aging Clin Exp Res 25:107-9. 2013..Using these risk factors to identify inpatients at risk of long LOS may be helpful in adapting early care plans, and thus improving inpatients' health and shortening LOS...
- Family caregivers: a shadow workforce in the geriatric health care system?Ann Bookman
MIT Workplace Center, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 32:1005-41. 2007..It suggests that the experiences of family caregivers must be central to the creation of new policies and a more coordinated system that uses the complex work of family caregivers by providing the training and support that they need...
- Health informatics and the delivery of care to older peopleSabine Koch
Health Informatics Centre, Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
Maturitas 63:195-9. 2009..Further cross-disciplinary research is needed that relates informatics and technology to different stages of the aging process and that evaluates the effects of technical solutions...
- Caring for older Americans: the future of geriatric medicineRichard Besdine
American Geriatrics Society, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801, New York, NY 10118, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:S245-56. 2005..Nevertheless, the goals of geriatric medicine will be accomplished only if geriatricians and their partners work in a system that is designed to provide high-quality, efficient care and recognizes the value of geriatrics...
- Randomised trial of impact of model of integrated care and case management for older people living in the communityR Bernabei
Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy
BMJ 316:1348-51. 1998..To evaluate the impact of a programme of integrated social and medical care among frail elderly people living in the community...
- Risk of admission within 4 weeks of discharge of elderly patients from the emergency department--the DEED study. Discharge of elderly from emergency departmentG A Caplan
Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Australia
Age Ageing 27:697-702. 1998..to identify risk factors for admission for patients aged 75 years and older after discharge from the emergency department (DEED: discharge of elderly from emergency department)...
- Reducing inequalities in healthcare provision for older adultsNicola Davies
Nurs Stand 25:49-55; quiz 58. 2011..Nurses are exemplars for health service delivery and are ideally placed to promote health care that is free from age-related discrimination...
- Meeting the needs of disabled older persons: can the fragments be pieced together?David B Reuben
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:365-6. 2006
- Delayed transfer of care from NHS secondary care to primary care in England: its determinants, effect on hospital bed days, prevalence of acute medical conditions and deaths during delay, in older adults aged 65 years and overKrishantha H Jasinarachchi
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norfolk, UK
BMC Geriatr 9:4. 2009..We examined the determinants and outcomes of delayed transfer of care in older adults...
- Potentially inappropriate prescribing in an Irish elderly population in primary careCristin Ryan
School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Ireland
Br J Clin Pharmacol 68:936-47. 2009..The prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing and prescribing omissions in the elderly population presenting to hospital with acute illness is high according to STOPP and START criteria...
- The acute-aged care interface: exploring the dynamics of 'bed blocking'Catherine M Travers
Academic Unit in Geriatric Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Wooloongabba, Queensland, Australia
Australas J Ageing 27:116-20. 2008..To understand the dynamics underlying 'bed-blocking' in Australian public hospitals that is frequently blamed on older patients...
- Public long-term care insurance in JapanN Ikegami
Department of Health Policy and Management, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
JAMA 278:1310-4. 1997..To what degree the Japanese public in general, and physicians in particular, is willing to deal with these issues is a challenge for the 21 st century...
- Current issues on ageing in Japan: a comparison with AustraliaYoshiko Someya
Department of Sociology, Tokyo Woman s Christian University, Suginami ku, Tokyo, Japan
Australas J Ageing 27:8-13. 2008..Japan's LCIS provides a simpler and more consistent basis for funding long-term care than Australia's system. On the other hand, Australia's pension system is comparatively robust...
- How might a crisis in long-term care of people with dementia be avertedPeter Murdoch
Age Ageing 36:6-7. 2007
- The local falls and osteoporosis service: does it meet the needs of patients?Jan Husk
Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians
Nurs Older People 19:34-8; quiz 39. 2007..Such understanding could be enhanced by discussing risk factors and their implications, and through the provision of written information...
- Hospital and non-hospital costs for fall-related injury in community-dwelling older peopleAnne C Tiedemann
Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales
N S W Public Health Bull 19:161-5. 2008..This study determined the cost of fall-related health care in a cohort of community-dwelling people...
- Gender differences across race/ethnicity in use of health care among Medicare-aged AmericansJing Song
Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1205-13. 2006....
- Can principles of the Chronic Care Model be used to improve care of the older person in the acute care sector?Louise D Hickman
School of Nursing Sydney, P O Box 944, Broadway, New South Wales 2007, Australia
Collegian 17:63-9. 2010..METHOD/AIM: This paper describes the elements of the CCM and discusses how a chronic care approach can improve models of care delivery for older persons in the acute care hospital settings...
- Self-report was a viable method for obtaining health care utilization data in community-dwelling seniorsDeborah P Lubeck
Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 701 Welch Road, Suite 3305, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 58:286-90. 2005..Because of the time and cost savings associated with self-report, it is important to demonstrate the reliability of this approach, particularly in older persons who use more medical resources but may have poorer recall...
- Impact of home and community-based services on hospitalisation and institutionalisation among individuals eligible for long-term care insurance in JapanNaoki Tomita
Department of Health Policy and Management, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
BMC Health Serv Res 10:345. 2010....
- Choosing a model of care for patients in alternate level care: caregiver perspectives with respect to staff injuryAleck S Ostry
Department of Healthcare and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 36:142-57. 2004..The risk for caregiver injuries was lowest on dedicated ALC units. These findings suggest that acute-care facilities faced with a growing ALC population should consider creating dedicated ALC units...
- The cost-effectiveness of integrated home care and discharge practice for home care patientsTeija Hammar
the National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
Health Policy 92:10-20. 2009..To evaluate the effects of integrated home care and discharge practice (IHCaD-practice) on the use of services and cost-effectiveness...
- Falls and bone health services for older peopleJacqueline C T Close
King s College Hospital Dulwich, East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8PT, UK
Age Ageing 32:494-6. 2003..This paper serves to provide simple and digestible guidance on the key components of a comprehensive falls service as derived from the existing evidence base...
- Frail elderly patients. New model for integrated service deliveryRéjean Hébert
Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC
Can Fam Physician 49:992-7. 2003..Given the complex needs of frail older people and the multiplicity of care providers and services, care for this clientele lacks continuity...
- An evaluation of a community aged care nurse practitioner serviceJacqueline Allen
Royal District Nursing Service, Helen Macpherson Smith Institute of Community Health, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
J Clin Nurs 14:1202-9. 2005..An evaluation is presented that aimed to augment current understandings of the nurse practitioner role by investigating potential outcomes of a community aged care nurse practitioner (ACNP) service on clients and the health care team...
- Health and welfare of older people in care homesMarion E T McMurdo
BMJ 334:913-4. 2007
- Referrals from home care to emergency hospital care: basis for decisionsAnnica Larsson Kihlgren
Centre for Nursing Science, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 12:28-36. 2003..If these problems were remedied, this would improve working conditions, increase understanding, and reduce feelings of uncertainty among decision-makers...
- Consumer-directed home and community services programs in eight states: policy issues for older people and governmentJ Tilly
Urban Institute s Health Policy Center, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Aging Soc Policy 12:1-26. 2001..For workers, consumer-directed care has some disadvantages, including fewer fringe benefits. With exceptions, state agencies have not provided extensive consumer or worker support or aggressively regulated quality of care...
- Older adults' satisfaction with integrated capitated health and long-term careAdam Atherly
Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Gerontologist 44:348-57. 2004..Because many older persons are unable to respond to surveys, separate instruments were developed for individuals and for their families...
- Healthcare consumption in men and women aged 65 and above in the two years preceding decision about long-term municipal careJimmie Kristensson
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Health Soc Care Community 15:474-85. 2007..Early detection and preventive interventions to these people in a transitional stage of becoming increasingly dependent on continuous care and services seems urgent to prevent escalating acute healthcare consumption...
- Pragmatic exercise-oriented prevention of falls among the elderly: a population-based, randomized, controlled trialHeikki Luukinen
Department Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Unit of General Practice, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
Prev Med 44:265-71. 2007..To assess the effectiveness of an intervention planned and implemented by regional geriatric care teams in order to prevent falls in an elderly population...
- Professional's and older person's assessments of functional ability, health complaints and received care and service. A descriptive studyStaffan Karlsson
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Int J Nurs Stud 47:1217-27. 2010..A further aim was to explore if the estimations made by the professional were systematically lower or higher compared to the views of the older person...
- Providing all-inclusive care for frail elderly veterans: evaluation of three models of careFrances M Weaver
Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:345-53. 2008..VA successfully implemented three variations of AIC and was able to keep frail elderly veterans in the community. Further research on providing variations of AIC in general is warranted...
- Efficacy of a nurse-led multidimensional preventive programme for older people at risk of functional decline. A randomized controlled trialR Hebert
Gerontology and Geriatric Research Centre, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Street South, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 4C4, Canada
Age Ageing 30:147-53. 2001..To verify the efficacy of a multidimensional preventive programme on functional decline of older people...
- Assessing quality of life among British older people using the ICEPOP CAPability (ICECAP-O) measureTerry N Flynn
University of Technology Sydney, Centre for the Study of Choice CenSoC, NSW, Australia
Appl Health Econ Health Policy 9:317-29. 2011..ICECAP-O was originally intended for use in the economic evaluation of health and social care interventions, but there is increasing interest in using it to quantify differences in QOL in cross-sectional data...
- Experiences of Family Members of Nursing Home Patients with Advanced DementiaJane L Givens; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Health Services Research &Policy Training GrantHelena Temkin-Greener; Fiscal Year: 2012..abstract_text> ..
- Cost-related Underuse of Medications and the Health of Older AdultsBecky A Briesacher; Fiscal Year: 2012..Discovering how optimal cost-sharing may improve medication adherence has significant implications for the health and welfare of an aging society that is increasingly dependent on medications. ..
- COMPREHENSIVE OUTCOMES OF FRAIL ELDERS IN THE COMMUNITYKenneth Covinsky; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Research Training in Geriatrics and GerontologyWilliam Hall; Fiscal Year: 2009..In addition to a Primary Research Mentor, fellows will work with one or more Geriatrics / Gerontology Faculty Advisors, so that they will have a mentorial panel that can provide an optimal training experience. ..
- Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of EldersSteven Counsell; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- PITTSBURGH NIA ACADEMIC CAREER LEADERSHIP AWARDRichard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2003..Methods to be followed, key faculty and administrators who will participate in this process, and specific outcomes associated with each of these aims are described in subsequent sections of this application. ..
- Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care FacilitiesRobert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
- Hospital to Home: Cognitively Impaired Elders/CaregiversMary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009..Findings have the potential to inform improved care management of these patients and their caregivers, an Institute of Medicine priority for national action. ..
- Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term careMary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
- Estrogen, Inflammation and Cardiovascular RiskDavid Reuben; Fiscal Year: 2003..These findings may provide substantial insight into why CEE appears to promote early but protect against late cardiovascular effects. ..
- Racial Disparity in Access High Quality Cardiac SurgeonsDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2005..The knowledge gained in this project is essential for development of targeted programs that could successfully address the disparity in access to high quality cardiac care among elderly racial minorities. ..
- Rehabilitation and Health Care for Older Adults with SMIStephen Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- A Telenovela Intervention to Increase Mexican American Elders' Home Care UseJANICE DIANE CRIST; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thirty Mexican American elders and their caregivers will view the telenovela;and 30 elders and their caregivers will watch the general video. We will show the videotapes in the hospital setting. We will compare results 6 months later. ..
- Nursing Homes Quality and Variations in State RegulationsDana B Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. population. ..
- STRUCTURE, PROCESS AND OUTCOMES IN THE PACE PROGRAMDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2003..The knowledge gained from this study would have direct bearing on efforts to improve care in PACE programs, as well as implications for other programs serving frail, non-institutionalized elderly. ..
- Recommendations of Inpatient Geriatrics ConsultationMichael Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Nursing Homes Response to Quality Indictors PublicationDana Mukamel; Fiscal Year: 2008..Statistical regression techniques will be used to analyze the data and test specific hypotheses. ..
- ENHANCING AGING RESEARCH POTENTIAL AT INDIANA UNIVERSITYChristopher Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2002..He envisions the aging research program IU as developing into one which help to understand how to translate basic discoveries into changes in primary care providers practice patterns and older adults health behaviors. ..
- MODELING ALZHEIMER DISEASE COSTS AND TRANSITIONSChristopher M Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our research seeks to describe the costs and outcomes of care across the full continuum of health care for older adults with dementia. This descriptive data will help inform new treatment models. ..
- Promoting Health & Functioning in Persons with SMIStephen Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2008..If found to be effective, ISL will provide a practical approach to improving health, independent functioning, and longevity in disabled persons with SMI. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PST in Geriatric Depression with Executive DysfunctionPatricia Arean; Fiscal Year: 2006..Accordingly, we are well positioned to meet the challenges inherent in this difficult but important area of research. ..
- A PROGRAM OF COLLABORATIVE CARE FOR ALZHEIMER DISEASEChristopher Callahan; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life CareElizabeth Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009..Relevance in lay language: We will generate knowledge about the influence of for-profit hospice ownership on the experiences of patients with cancer and their families. ..
- Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior HousingMarilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
- Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home OutcomesMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
- Hospital strategies to improve outcome performanceELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
- Influence of Cognition on Health Literacy and Comprehension of the Discharge PlanEric Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2008..Before interventions can be designed and tested to improve health literacy, a more complete understanding of the role of basic subcomponents of cognition is needed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Comparative Effectiveness of Comprehensive Care for Adults with SMITODD PATRICK GILMER; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Guided Care: Integrating High Tech and High TouchCHARLES BOULT; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Depressed Older Adults? Attitudinal and Social Predictors of Mental Health CareAmber Gum; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- LRI AS A TERMINAL EVENT IN US AND DUTCH NURSING HOMESDavid Mehr; Fiscal Year: 2001..This may help to inform national debate on appropriate care at the end of life. ..
- Individualizing Diabetes Care for Older PeopleElbert Huang; Fiscal Year: 2007..Along with more research training, these studies will also help me reach my overall goal of becoming an independent investigator in the areas of geriatric diabetes and cost-effectiveness analysis. ..
- New Intervention for Geriatric Anxiety in Primary CareJULIE WETHERELL; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- International Conference on Outcomes MeasurementKendon Conrad; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, leaders in the area of health care policy will explore how these advances in measurement may change behavioral health care delivery, research, and policy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- In-Home Caregiving and Use of Medical ServicesJennifer Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Clinical Vision Research Unit at UABCynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2006..Furthermore, UAB has already established many community relations and research infrastructure contacts with these subpopulations that will immediately facilitate our research efforts. ..
- A New Measure of Nursing Home Care QualityMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- PREVALENCE AND IMPACT OF GLAUCOMA AMONG THE VERY ELDERLYDavid Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Finally, the interactions between comorbidities (including cognitive deficits) and visual field loss will be explored. ..
- Reducing Fragmentation Across Sites of Geriatric CareEric Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Our third aim is to initiate a randomized controlled trial of this intervention. The results of this research will improve our ability to quantify care fragmentation and subsequently measure the effectiveness of a targeted intervention. ..
- Planning a Clinical Trial on Low Vision RehabilitationCynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Promoting Postpartum Weight Loss in Overweight WomenTruls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits of the intervention for weight loss and maintenance. ..
- Delivering Effective Primary Care to Older AdultsElizabeth Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- KAN-DO: A Family-Based Intervention to Prevent Childhood ObesityTruls Ostbye; Fiscal Year: 2010..Participants will be surveyed at baseline (3 months postpartum), 12 and 24 months post-baseline. Extended follow-up will enable evaluation of long-term benefits, and if effective, the KAN-DO intervention can be disseminated broadly. ..
- Cornell ACISR for Late Life DepressionGeorge Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2007..We are confident that our work will both advance scientific knowledge and have a broad impact on the care of depressed, disabled elders. ..
- Support of the Caregiver of the Older Cancer Patient Undergoing ChemotherapyLodovico Balducci; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study provides an opportunity to address problems associatedwith intense short-term caregiving in this expanding population. ..
- Exercise Adhrence Among Older Adults with OsteoarthritisSusan Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Patient Preference in Primary Care Depression TreatmentPatrick Raue; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- GERIATRIC DEPRESSION--METHODS FOR EFFECTIVENESS TRIALSBenoit Mulsant; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- LATE LIFE DEPRESSION IN MEDICAL HOMECAREMartha Bruce; Fiscal Year: 2001..Additional information will come from informants, homecare nurses, and homecare records. ..
- Positive Age Stereotypes Across the LifeSpanBecca R Levy; Fiscal Year: 2010..Further, we are able to reduce the originally proposed start-up time, because a portion of the data management was undertaken for the preliminary study. ..
- Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer PatientsDiane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
- Translatability of Wellness Programs for Older WorkersSusan Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Clinical Strategies to Reduce Osteoarthritis DisabilitySusan Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Violence Against Home Health and Hospice WorkersCarri Casteel; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Provider and Organizational Norms and Care at End of Life (PONCEL): A Study of TwAmber Barnato; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Health and Health Services Use in the HRS/AHEADFREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2008..Linear and non-linear regression and random effects models will also be used where appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Changing Cancer Patterns in Native CommunitiesJudith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2004..The conference promises to further public health goals related to cancer in Native communities, and will build upon recent progress in cancer projects that have been implemented in the past three years. ..
- NATIVE NETWORK CANCER RESOURCES CENTERJudith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2008..We will also have a very clear picture of how information disseminates through AlAN communities. These efforts will help further the national agenda to reduce cancer health disparities. ..
- BENZODIAZEPINE USE AND RISK OF DISABILITY IN THE ELDERLYShelly Gray; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Adverse Outcomes of Dual Use of Health Systems Among Older Male VeteransFREDRIC WOLINSKY; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..