Summary: Those unable to leave home without exceptional effort and support; patients (in this condition) who are provided with or are eligible for home health services, including medical treatment and personal care. Persons are considered homebound even if they may be infrequently and briefly absent from home if these absences do not indicate an ability to receive health care in a professional's office or health care facility. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p309)
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- Assessing home safety in homebound older adultsElizabeth K Tanner
College of Nursing, University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA
Geriatr Nurs 24:250-4, 256. 2003
- [Incidence of disability in housebound elderly people living in a rural community]Misuzu Watanabe
Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Osaka Medical College
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 42:99-105. 2005..This study appears to indicate that a frequency of going out of once or less a week is a valid guide for determination of housebound status...
- The effect of homebound status on older personsJiska Cohen-Mansfield
Herczeg Institute on Aging, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2358-62. 2010..To examine the effect of homebound status of older persons in Israel on mortality, mental health and function, future homebound status, and institutionalization...
- Nutritional risk in an urban homebound older population. The nutrition and healthy aging projectB E Millen
Boston University Medical Center School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Talbot 259W, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Nutr Health Aging 5:269-77. 2001..To establish the prevalence of nutritional problems and their related socio-demographic and health-related risk factors in the homebound elderly population...
- Association between participant-identified problems and depression severity in problem-solving therapy for low-income homebound older adultsNamkee G Choi
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:491-9. 2012..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the severity of baseline depressive symptoms and the problems that low-income homebound older adults (n = 66) identified in their problem-solving therapy (PST) sessions...
- Physical and mental health of homebound older adults: an overlooked populationWei Qiao Qiu
Department of Psychiatry, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2423-8. 2010..The information in this review will explain the specific types of care the homebound population needs and discuss the care that could help ease their suffering and delay their entry into a nursing home or hospital...
- [Prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease among subjects aged 75 years or over: updated results of the PAQUID cohort]H Ramaroson
Unité INSERM 330, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II
Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:405-11. 2003..These results point out the importance of regarding dementia as a Public Health priority and of developing necessary measures for caring for these subjects, whether residing in their home or an institution...
- Going outdoors daily predicts long-term functional and health benefits among ambulatory older peopleJeremy M Jacobs
Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
J Aging Health 20:259-72. 2008..This article examines the association between frequency of going out of the house and health and functional status among older people...
- Contribution of falling and being homebound status to subsequent functional changes among the Japanese elderly living in a communityYuriko Katsumata
Department of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 45:9-18. 2007..Moreover, the homebound elderly with no experience of falls was at the greatest risk of the decline of social role. We consider that prevention program and home-based care for homebound elderly should be provided in the community...
- Nutrient intake and BMI as predictors of severity of ADL disability over 1 year in homebound eldersJ R Sharkey
Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, 1103 University Drive, Suite 203, University Park Plaza, College Station, Texas 77840, USA
J Nutr Health Aging 8:131-9. 2004....
- Summary measure of dietary musculoskeletal nutrient (calcium, vitamin D, magnesium, and phosphorus) intakes is associated with lower-extremity physical performance in homebound elderly men and womenJoseph R Sharkey
Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 77:847-56. 2003..Nutritional intake has been overlooked as a possible contributing factor to lower-extremity physical performance, especially in homebound elderly persons...
- Health "Smart" home: information technology for patients at homeVincent Rialle
Laboratory TIMC IMAG UMR CNRS 5525, Grenoble, France
Telemed J E Health 8:395-409. 2002..Examples of HSH projects are presented, including a short description of our own smart home and telehealthcare information system project...
- Variation in nutritional risk among Mexican American and non-Mexican American homebound elders who receive home-delivered mealsJoseph R Sharkey
School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University Health Science Center and Graduate Faculty of Nutrition, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77840, USA
J Nutr Elder 23:1-19. 2004....
- Quality of care. The house call is backJill Hodges
Hosp Health Netw 77:22, 24. 2003
- [Strategies to reduce bed-ridden or house-bound elderly people in Japan]Fujiko Ando
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 41:61-4. 2004..Participation in social activity, improvement of intellectual interest and habitual physical excise, as well as prevention of diseases, is expected to be useful for preventing 'tojikomori' and 'netakiri' in the elderly...
- Participant characteristics predicting voluntary early withdrawal from a multidisciplinary program providing home-delivered meals and dietitian/social work case management to homebound eldersWilliam J McAuley
Department of Sociology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
J Nutr Elder 25:83-99. 2005..The results suggest that carefully considering the interaction of potential participant characteristics and project interventions will improve nutrition project retention...
- Risk and presence of food insufficiency are associated with low nutrient intakes and multimorbidity among homebound older women who receive home-delivered mealsJoseph R Sharkey
Department of Social and Behavioral Health, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, TX, USA
J Nutr 133:3485-91. 2003....
- [Predictors of houseboundedness among elderly persons living autonomously in a rural community]Misuzu Watanabe
Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Osaka Medical College
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 44:238-46. 2007..The housebound state is a risk factor for disability. This prospective study aimed to determine factors predictive of houseboundedness in the elderly, with an ultimate goal of preventing this condition...
- Challenges in the meals on wheels programMaureen Brady Moran
J Am Diet Assoc 104:1219-21. 2004
- Telephone use among noninstitutionalized persons with dementia living alone: mapping out difficulties and response strategiesLouise Nygård
Division of Occupational Therapy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 17:239-49. 2003..The results indicate that it might be unrealistic to assume that elderly persons with symptoms of dementia who live alone are able to satisfactorily use the telephone for safety, communication and participation in society...
- Community-based elder care: a model for working with the marginally housed elderlyLoan Mai
Care Manag J 8:96-9. 2007..The model is replicable and recommended for service providers working with an ambulatory, homebound frail and older aged population...
- Improvements in nutritional intake and quality of life among frail homebound older adults receiving home-delivered breakfast and lunchElizabeth A Gollub
Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida International University, Miami, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 104:1227-35. 2004..This study evaluated the influence that expanding a home-delivered meals service to include breakfast and lunch would have on the nutritional status and quality of life of at-risk older adults...
- Home care of the frail elderlyAnna U Loengard
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai Hospital Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave Levy Place, Box 1216, New York, NY 10029, USA
Clin Geriatr Med 20:795-807, viii. 2004....
- Oral hygiene and oral symptoms among the elderly in long-term careBirgitte Moesgaard Henriksen
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
Spec Care Dentist 24:254-9. 2004..The MPS had only slight impact on oral symptoms, chewing ability and dry mouth (p > 0.05). Dry mouth was found in 16.9% and was most prevalent in individuals with dentures...
- A team approach to bladder retraining: a pilot studySonja Karon
A Links Home and Older Peoples Health, Greenlane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Urol Nurs 25:269-76. 2005..This pilot study appeared to validate and provide evidence that a bladder retraining program is a valuable strategy to reduce the impact of this most debilitating problem...
- Longitudinal examination of homebound older adults who experience heightened food insufficiency: effect of diabetes status and implications for service provisionJoseph R Sharkey
Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Texas Healthy Aging Research Network TxHAN Center, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, 77840, USA
Gerontologist 45:773-82. 2005..This study examines whether homebound older adults with diabetes were at greater risk for heightened food insufficiency over 1 year, despite regular receipt of home-delivered meals...
- Medication utilization in an urban homebound populationIan M Kronish
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:411-5. 2006..We sought to characterize the health status and medication utilization of an urban cohort of homebound adults and to identify factors associated with medication use in this population...
- Medical House Call Program: extending frail elderly medical care into the homeJ D Gammel
Gammel and Associates, Amelia Island, FL 32034, USA
J Oncol Manag 14:39-46. 2005..This article also discusses how the MHCP model, working with oncology physicians and programs, can have similar benefits and applications for the growing number of elderly cancer patients and their families or caregivers...
- Rational dental care: part 1. Has the concept changed in 20 years?Ronald L Ettinger
Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 409 Dental Science Building N, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Can Dent Assoc 72:441-5. 2006..This first in a series of 2 articles reviews the reasons for developing the concept...
- Health characteristics of elderly Japanese requiring care at homeTomoko Nishiwaki
Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
Tohoku J Exp Med 205:231-9. 2005..In conclusion, it is important to strengthen the muscles of the upper half of the body, and to correct depressed moods for maintaining levels of ADL in the elderly requiring care at home...
- An exploration of nurse practitioner care to homebound frail eldersKaren Dick
College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02125 3394, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:325-34. 2006..To identify and classify care activities of nurse practitioners (NPs) providing primary care for frail homebound elders and to describe NPs' perceptions of the outcomes of their care activities...
- Effect of preventive home visits for ambulatory housebound elders in Japan: a pilot studyAyumi Kono
Sepulveda VA GRECC, School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, 91343, USA
Aging Clin Exp Res 16:293-9. 2004..Programs of preventive home visits for ambulatory housebound elders have not yet become established in Japan. The aim of this randomized pilot study was to investigate effects of such visits by public health nurses in Japan...
- [Individual background factors for "cannot go out alone to distant places" among medium elderly persons living alone in a metropolitan suburb]Misuzu Watanabe
Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Osaka Medical College
Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:854-61. 2004....
- Qualitative assessment of participant utilization and satisfaction with the Seattle Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Pilot ProgramLynne T Smith
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Community Guide Branch, Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, Wash, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 1:A06. 2004..A primary objective of the program was to increase participants' intake of fruits and vegetables. A qualitative study was conducted to examine the impact of the program on participating homebound seniors...
- The relationship between socio-dental indices of handicap, felt need for dental treatment and dental state in a group of frail and functionally dependent older adultsV Lester
Department of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 26:155-9. 1998..001). Thus the results indicate that there are high levels of oral handicap in frail and functionally dependent older adults that are related to both the number of natural teeth retained and desire for treatment...
- The living conditions of elderly AmericansSandra Newman
Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Gerontologist 43:99-109. 2003....
- A tool to assess homebound statusRivka Leah Weiss
Home Healthc Nurse 21:774-7. 2003
- Pre-hospital physical activity status affects in-hospital course of elderly patients with acute myocardial infarctionTakamichi Miyamoto
Department of Cardiology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Musashino City, Tokyo, Japan
J Med Dent Sci 57:119-26. 2010..We suspect that specific factors may characterize this worsening of status during hospitalization...
- The Nutrition, Aging, and Memory in Elders (NAME) study: design and methods for a study of micronutrients and cognitive function in a homebound elderly populationTammy M Scott
Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:519-28. 2006..Understanding mediating factors by which micronutrient status affects cognitive function would contribute to elders' quality of life and their ability to remain in the home...
- [The location of living and gerontology]Takahito Takeuchi
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 43:297-8. 2006
- [Long-term care insurance system and osteoporosis]Hideaki Ishibashi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Geniatric Medical Center
Clin Calcium 14:384-8. 2004..6% one year after fracture. Keep it in mind that half of the self-reliant elderly will need support after fracture and encourage patients and their families to apply for certification of need for support...
- [Life with fear of falling after hip fracture]Ayako Soyano
Department of Community Health Nursing, Division of Health Science and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Clin Calcium 14:397-401. 2004..They were also worried about being bed-ridden so that they tried to expand their level of mobility, which tend to increase their risk of falling...
- A physician house call program for the homeboundNaoko Muramatsu
School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:266-76. 2004..A physician house call program affiliated with a nonprofit community health system was deployed as a strategy to improve quality of care for homebound patients...
- Remote communications make providers & patients increasingly able to connectCorrine Parver
LLM Program in Law and Government Health Law Project, American University Washington College of Law, USA
Caring 23:82. 2004
- Obesity: changing the face of geriatric careSusan Gallagher Camden
Celebration Institute, Inc, Houston, TX, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 52:36-8, 40-4. 2006..Weight loss/management options framed from an interdisciplinary perspective can improve quality of life for these patients and their caregivers. Research specific to obesity in this age group is warranted...
- Nursing management of constipation in housebound older peopleM Edwards
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London
Br J Community Nurs 6:245-52. 2001....
- Relationship between depressive symptom severity and emergency department use among low-income, depressed homebound older adults aged 50 years and olderNamkee G Choi
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
BMC Psychiatry 12:233. 2012..This study examined the relationship between depressive symptom severity and the number of ED visits among low-income homebound older adults who participated in a randomized controlled trial of telehealth problem-solving therapy (PST)...
- Fall injuries among elderly persons living at homeB Johansson
Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 12:67-72. 1998..Registration of this kind tells nothing about the persons and the circumstances behind the accidents. In order to gain deeper knowledge, complementary investigations are necessary...
- Homebound status increases death risk within two years in the elderly: results from a national longitudinal surveyMarie Herr
Laboratoire Santé Environnement Vieillissement EA2506, Université Versailles Saint Quentin, Centre de Gerontologie, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris Ile de France Ouest, site Sainte Périne AP HP, 49 rue Mirabeau, 75016 Paris, France
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 56:258-64. 2013..45 (95% CI: 2.66-4.46). Homebound status should be considered as an indicator of frailty and used in the identification of old people likely to benefit from preventive interventions...
- Older homebound women's perceived risk of being unable to reach help quickly: influence of situations involving age-peersEileen J Porter
School of Nursing, K6 344 CSC, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 2455, USA
Res Nurs Health 35:624-33. 2012..Findings support the need for healthcare professionals to explore the influences of age-peer RHQ situations upon adoption and use of devices to RHQ by older homebound women...
- Geographical accessibility to dental care in the Japanese elderlyT Hanibuchi
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Center for Disaster Mitigation of Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
Community Dent Health 28:128-35. 2011..The current research aims to clarify the factors relevant to elderly people's access to dental care in Japan, particularly focusing on geographical accessibility...
- Integrating mental health parity for homebound older adults under the medicare home health care benefitJoan K Davitt
School of Social Policy and Practice and New Courtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Gerontol Soc Work 54:309-24. 2011..In particular, creative use of medical social work can improve detection and treatment of mental illness for homebound older adults...
- New strategy for better geriatric oral health in Japan: 80/20 movement and Healthy Japan 21F Shinsho
Department of Preventive Dentistry, Nagasaki University School of Dentistry, Japan
Int Dent J 51:200-6. 2001....
- [Factors affecting falls self-efficacy of home-bound elderly people]Kosuke Maeba
Graduate School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 47:323-8. 2010..Falls self-efficacy and its associated factors have not been extensively studied in Japan. This study examined the impact of various factors associated with daily life on falls self-efficacy...
- 'It is nice to see someone coming in': exploring the social objectives of Meals-on-WheelsVirpi Timonen
Social Policy and Ageing Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Can J Aging 29:399-410. 2010..The three objectives are therefore minimally met within the Irish system at present...
- [Statistical analysis of a dental care program for homebound elderly patients in Shinjuku-ku]M Tamura
Department of Public Health, Shinjuku-ku, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Kokubyo Gakkai Zasshi 68:307-12. 2001..However, to meet needs for the expanding number of aged persons and to make it coincide with the new health and welfare scheme, reform of the program might be necessary...
- Process evaluation of a trial evaluating a multidisciplinary nurse-led home visiting programme for vulnerable older peopleRené J F Melis
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Disabil Rehabil 32:937-46. 2010..The randomised Dutch EASYcare Study showed positive patient endpoints for DGIP. Describing content and adherence is rarely performed, but highly important for understanding the results of trials...
- Intentions of older homebound women with regard to reaching help quicklyEileen J Porter
School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53719, USA
West J Nurs Res 35:6-23. 2013..Practitioners cannot assume that women intend to use available RHQ devices in specific situations; preventive nursing involves proactive exploration of intentions relative to RHQ...
- Oral health and older adultsChristina B DeBiase
Division of Dental Hygiene, West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
J Dent Hyg 77:125-45; quiz 145-8. 2003..Marketing strategies to alleviate common barriers to seeking oral health care among this age group are provided...
- Integrated telehealth care for chronic illness and depression in geriatric home care patients: the Integrated Telehealth Education and Activation of Mood (I-TEAM) studyZvi D Gellis
Center for Mental Health and Aging, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
J Am Geriatr Soc 62:889-95. 2014....
- Prevalence of adherence to treatment in homebound elderly people in primary health care: a descriptive, cross-sectional, multicentre studyJuan Cárdenas-Valladolid
Unidad de Sistemas de Información, SERMAS, Madrid, Spain
Drugs Aging 27:641-51. 2010..The level of therapeutic adherence in homebound elderly people has not been adequately studied...
- Falls prevention in practice: guidance and case studyLinda Nazarko
Richmond and Twickenham Primary Care Trust and London South Bank University
Br J Community Nurs 11:527-9. 2006..As a result of the interventions falls risk was reduced and quality of life improved...
- The health status and health promotion behavior of low-income elderly in the Taipei areaI Chuan Li
Institute of Community Health Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipei
J Nurs Res 13:305-12. 2005....
- The Mount Sinai (New York) Visiting Doctors Program: meeting the needs of the urban homebound populationKatherine Ornstein
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
Care Manag J 12:159-63. 2011..Funded by Mount Sinai and private support, the program serves as a major teaching site for medical nursing, and social work trainees interested in home-based primary care...
- Outcomes of a telehealth intervention for homebound older adults with heart or chronic respiratory failure: a randomized controlled trialZvi D Gellis
Center for Mental Health and Aging, School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, 3701 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Gerontologist 52:541-52. 2012..Telehealth care is emerging as a viable intervention model to treat complex chronic conditions, such as heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and to engage older adults in self-care disease management. ..
- [Review of the literature on the 'Tojikomori' elderly in Japan study trends, definition, and review of cohort studies]Hiroshi Hirai
COE Promotion Office, Nihon Fukushi University
Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:293-303. 2007..Future study is required with attention to the following three points: (1) larger sample size and longer follow-up: (2) plural definitions: and (3) control for confounding factors...
- The Promoting Effective Advance Care for Elders (PEACE) randomized pilot study: theoretical framework and study designKyle R Allen
Summa Health System, 75 Arch St, Suite G1, Akron, Ohio 44304, USA
Popul Health Manag 15:71-7. 2012..Our model, with its standardized, evidence-based medical and psychosocial intervention protocols, will transport easily to other sites that are interested in optimizing outcomes for community-based, chronically ill older adults...
- [Prevalence and characteristics of different types of homeboundness among community-living older adults]Shoji Shinkai
Community Health Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology
Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 52:443-55. 2005..Little is known about the epidemiologic features of different types of homeboundness among the elderly...
- Trauma history is associated with psychological distress and somatic symptoms in homebound older adultsAndrew J Petkus
San Diego State University University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:810-8. 2009..To examine the physical health, anxiety, and depressive symptoms of homebound older adults in relation to a history of trauma exposure...
- Albuminuria, cognitive functioning, and white matter hyperintensities in homebound eldersDaniel E Weiner
Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 53:438-47. 2009..Albuminuria, a kidney marker of microvascular disease, may herald microvascular disease elsewhere, including in the brain...
- Using cable television networks for interactive home telemedicine servicesM A Valero
Grupo de Bioingenieria y Telemedicina, ETSI Telecomunicacion, UPM, Madrid, Spain
J Telemed Telecare 5:S91-2. 1999..The long-term aim is to develop broadband applications on a large scale to support low-cost interactive home telemedicine services for both patients and institutions...
- Portable dentistry: a part of general dentistry's service mixJoseph F Bee
Gen Dent 52:520-6. 2004..Opportunities and possibilities for personal, professional, and financial growth through the provision of portable dentistry are cited...
- External hip protectors in home-dwelling older personsRauno Heikinheimo
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tampere Health Center, Tampere, Finland
Aging Clin Exp Res 16:41-3. 2004....
- Increasing fruit and vegetable intake in homebound elders: the Seattle Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Pilot ProgramDonna B Johnson
Interdisciplinary Program in Nutritional Sciences and Center for Public Health Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Box 353410, Seattle, WA 98195
Prev Chronic Dis 1:A03. 2004..The purpose of this study was to determine if the program increased fruit and vegetable intake in individuals who received the baskets...
- Characteristics of housebound elderly by mobility level in JapanA Kono
Department of Community Health Nursing, Graduate School of Allied Health Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Nurs Health Sci 3:105-11. 2001..Among those in the 5 m-walking group, the autonomy and social networks of the housebound elderly were significantly less than for the non-housebound. The characteristics of housebound elderly showed differences by mobility levels...
- The advanced practice nurse & home careR F Craven
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington, USA
Caring 19:38-40. 2000..One way to fill this need is to use nurses with advanced preparation at a graduate-degree level. However, Medicare regulations must change before patients and providers can take advantage of these professionals in the home care setting...
- Unmet needs, quality of life and support networks of people with dementia living at homeClaudia Miranda-Castillo
School of Psychology, Universidad de Valparaiso, Av Brasil 2140, Valparaiso, Chile
Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:132. 2010..The main aim of this study was to identify the relationship between unmet needs, social networks and quality of life of PWD living at home...
- How public home care officers reason when making a needs assessment for food distribution to homebound elderly persons in SwedenZada Pajalic
The School of Health and Society, the PROCARE Group and The Network for Eating and Nutrition, Kristianstad University, Sweden and The Action Learning, Action Research Association ALARA, Australia
Glob J Health Sci 5:31-40. 2013..The findings in this study have implications for public administration, nursing and gerontology. ..
- Seasonal influenza vaccination among homebound elderly receiving home-based primary care in New York CityDavid B Banach
Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
J Community Health 37:10-4. 2012..Understanding why vaccine refusal rates are higher among females, black patients, and those living alone should guide interventions to increase vaccine acceptance among this population...
- Contextual effect of neighborhood environment on homebound elderly in a Japanese communityHiroshi Murayama
Research Team for Social Participation and Community Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:67-71. 2012..This finding could contribute to devising a successful community-based strategy for homebound prevention of community-dwelling elderly individuals...
- Annual review for housebound patients with coronary heart diseaseJulie Ellen
Faculty of Health and Social Care, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool
Br J Nurs 21:1194-8. 2012..Some of the findings from the patient visits are discussed and a case is made for the expansion of the project beyond the pilot...
- Diogenes syndrome in patients suffering from dementiaGabriele Cipriani
Neurology Unit, Viareggio Hospital, Lido di Camaiore, Lucca, Italy
Dialogues Clin Neurosci 14:455-60. 2012..The initial treatment should be a behavioral program, but there is not sufficient information regarding pharmacological treatment of the syndrome...
- Meals on Wheels: exploring potential for and barriers to integrating depression intervention for homebound older adultsNamkee G Choi
School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 0358, USA
Home Health Care Serv Q 30:214-30. 2011..About 64-72% of MOWs that are not current providers of screening and/or referrals want to provide the services, and 21% of those that are not current providers of in-home counseling want to provide it...
- The role of social reinforcement in the maintenance of short-term effects after a self-management intervention for frail housebound seniors with arthritisSophie Laforest
Department of Kinesiology, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Can J Aging 31:195-207. 2012..This research provides preliminary evidence for the value of additional contact with frail housebound seniors post-intervention for maintaining the intervention benefits...
- [Possibilities for detection of homebound elderly people through the welfare commissioner (Minsei-iin)]Hidehiro Sugisawa
Gerontology Programs, J F Oberlin Graduate School
Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 59:325-32. 2012....
- Challenges to oral healthcare for older people in domiciliary settings in the next 20 years: a general dental practitioner's perspectiveJoseph Sullivan
Prim Dent Care 19:123-7. 2012..There is a need also to review training and support for carers in the maintenance of oral health. Its final suggestion is that all of these issues are pressing and will become more so over the next 20 years as the population ages...
- Implementation and evaluation of a depression care model for homebound elderlyRose Madden-Baer
Visiting Nurse Service of New York, NY, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 28:33-42. 2013..0001) on the Geriatric Depression Scale and confirmed that a clinically effective, operationally feasible, and financially sustainable depression care model can be implemented in home health care...
- Reducing my risk of intrusion: an intention of old homebound women who live aloneEileen J Porter
School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Nurs Res 57:351-9. 2008..In assessing home safety for older persons, nurses have checked home security or assessed fear of crime but neglected to explore intentions to reduce the risk of intrusion...
- Home health to hospice: the case for a smooth transitionEllen Surburg
Bloomington Hospital Home Health and Hospice, Bloomington, IN 47402, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 26:515-20. 2008..Home health agencies are keenly aware of quality measures and related reimbursement effects. This article explores opportunities for home health and hospice to develop a provider relationship that benefits both patients and providers...
- Loneliness among homebound older adults: implications for home healthcare cliniciansJane Aebischer
Brown Mackie College, Akron, Ohio, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 26:521-4. 2008..Isolation and quietness take over in environments that once were lively with children, pets, and neighbors in the hustle and bustle of everyday life...
- Risk factors for fires and burns in homebound, urban elderlyAmy R Ehrlich
Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, New York 10467, USA
J Burn Care Res 29:985-7. 2008..Further attention to burn and fire prevention should be incorporated into the medical and geriatrics curriculum...
- Homebound schooling is the least favorable option for continued education of adolescent cancer patients: a preliminary reportNancy S Searle
Office of Curriculum, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Med Pediatr Oncol 40:380-4. 2003....
- A collaborative model for the treatment of depression in homebound eldersMargaret M Knight
Department of Nursing, School of Health and Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA Margaret
Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:974-91. 2008..As the population over the age of 65 continues to grow, many more older adults will need mental health treatment, and creative methods to provide services to homebound individuals must be explored...
- Ethical dilemma and resolution:a case scenarioJoseph K Wells
AmeriCare Health Services, Defiance, OH 43512, USA
Indian J Med Ethics 4:31-3; discussion 34. 2007..Although the article is based against the backdrop of the US health care system, students and health care practitioners globally can relate to it...
- [Drug prescriptions and multiple falls in community-dwelling frail elderly subjects]T Nikolaus
Bethesda Geriatrische Klinik Universität Ulm, Zollernring 26 28, D 89073 Ulm
Z Gerontol Geriatr 32:307-11. 1999..In this prospective study in community-dwelling frail, elderly people the prescription of tranquillizers/hypnotics and five or more different medications could be identified as independent risk factors for multiple falls...
- The community social alarm service as a primary health care serviceD Rudel
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Social Medicine, Slovenia
Stud Health Technol Inform 68:203-6. 1999..From a telematic point of view it is important that a telematic device--an emergency call unit--has entered an elderly or disabled person's home and been well accepted...
- A multidimensional approach to understanding under-eating in homebound older adults: the importance of social factorsJulie L Locher
Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
Gerontologist 48:223-34. 2008..The focus of the study was on identifying potentially modifiable factors amenable to social and behavioral interventions...
- Testing the applicability of a conceptual model of oral health in housebound edentulous older peopleSarah R Baker
Department of Oral Health and Development, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:237-48. 2008....
- Staying home. Utilizing predictive modeling with homebound patient populations can help prevent ED visits and admissionsJeneane Brian
Misys Healthcare, USA
Health Manag Technol 29:28-9. 2008
- [Homeboundness in the elderly]Shoji Shinaki
Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 45:117-25. 2008
- Defining "confined to the home"Kent J Moore
Fam Pract Manag 10:20. 2003
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