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- New project to improve palliative care for people with dementia. // Australian Nursing Journal;Nov2003, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p30
Offers information on the project involving the University of Western Sydney in New South Wales to develop specialist palliative care programs for patients with dementia. Groups involved in the project; Incidence of dementia.
- A Literature Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of the Organization of Care at the End of Life. Thomas, Roger E.; Wilson, Donna; Sheps, Sam // Canadian Journal on Aging;Fall2006, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p271
We searched nine electronic databases for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) about care at the end of life and found 23 RCTs. We assessed their quality using the criteria of the Cochrane Collaboration. The RCTs researched three themes: (a) the effect of providing palliative care through...
- The Homebound Aged. Brickner, Philip W.; Duque, Teresita; Kaufman, Arthur; Sarg, Micheal; Jahre, Jeffrey A.; Maturlo, Susan; Janeski, James F. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan75, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on a program that was started in 1973 to meet the health and medical needs of homebound aged in the U.S. Scope of the health problems of this population; Effective method of health care delivery that have developed in response to the needs of the homebound aged; Results of the first 16...
- A charming partnership. Schefe, Ann // Australian Nursing Journal;Feb2005, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p33
Provides information on the Community Hospital Assessment and Referral Management (CHARM) partnership approach to care for older people in the West Moreton district in Queensland. Features of the CHARM approach; Benefits offered by CHARM approach to older people.
- Dementia care towards the end of life. Evans, Catherine // Primary Health Care;Feb2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p30
The article presents several research focuses on the proper medical care for dementia towards the end of ones life in Great Britain. Study illustrates the presence of discomfort in people with dementia. Another study concludes that person-centered care is an effective alternative to neuroleptics...
- What is palliative care, after all? Arnold, Bob; Saraiya, Biren // Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p60
The author reflects on the meaning and role of palliative care in oncology practice and research. Palliative care is an outgrowth of the hospice movement in the U.S. Both the hospice and palliative care share the principles of improving the quality of life of patients with life-limiting illness...
- DEPARTMENT ON AGING NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT. // Illinois Register;7/13/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p9812
The article presents a notice from the Department on Aging on the proposed amendments to the community care program (CCP) in Illinois. It cites the proposed amendments in the general provisions of the CCP including service definitions, applicant/client rights and responsibilities, and appeals...
- Understanding the needs of older people with rheumatoid arthritis: the role of the community nurse. Oliver, Susan // Nursing Older People;Nov2009, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p30
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have complex management needs, and older people experience additional challenges in accessing care and maintaining function. Community nurses have a vital role in supporting older people with RA. Along with a description of the presentation, diagnosis and...
- 'Use human rights to improve care'. // Community Care;12/16/2004, Issue 1553, p11
Reports on the benefits of using the Human Rights Act 1998 for older people and care home residents in Great Britain in 2004. Role of the voluntary sector in claiming human rights of vulnerable people; Background on the Human Rights Act 1998.