Decision-making capacity in an age of control
- Healthcare Reform Law: Comparative Effectiveness Provisions Concerning Healthcare Products and Services. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2010 Q2, Special section p1
The article discusses the U.S. Healthcare Reform Law's provisions focusing on the development of comparative effectiveness research (CER). It explains Section 6301 which allows for the establishment of the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute that will assist patients, clinicians,...
- More Care at Home: The Challenge of Creating Viable Community Alternatives to Nursing Home Care. Hokenstad, Alene // Care Management Journals;Spring2005, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p9
Creating a national long-term care (LTC) delivery "infrastructure"--one that would make home-based care more accessible to people with extensive needs--will be a major undertaking. It will require new service organizations that have the authority to provide and coordinate an appropriate array of...
- ‘Vanguards’ to test ideas for radical redesign of NHS. Berry, Lisa // Nursing Older People;Apr2015, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p6
The article reports the vanguard sites in England that will test in practice the overarching ideas of the National Health Service (NHS) England. It states that the sties will test three models, including enhanced health in care homes, care and rehabilitation services, and multispecialty...
- Policy in practice: Scotland's getting aulder. Masters, Hugh // Nursing Older People;Nov2010, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p9
The article presents information on the measures adopted by the Scottish government in support of dementia research and nursing as of November 2010.
- Professional relationships in palliative care decision making. Susan Lee; Linda Kristjanson; Anne Williams // Supportive Care in Cancer;Apr2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p445
Abstract BackgroundÂ Â Decision making in the context of palliative care is particularly complex given the unpredictable illness trajectories experienced by patients and the number of individuals who may be part of decision-making processes. This study aimed to describe the significant...
- Jonathan Webster. // Nursing Older People;Oct2008, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p29
The article reports on Jonathan Webster, a registered general nurse and who has worked in both secondary and primary care in England and Australia. He has been a consultant nurse in older people's care since 2001 He became interested in older people's care because of the difference expert nurses...
- Whole system approach: from pilot to practice. Castleton, Beverly; Dunstan, Chris; Mattocks, Rea; Rowett, Cohn // Quality in Primary Care;Jun2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p91
Background The term 'whole system approach' (WSA) has entered common parlance to describe the analysis of interdependent elements of a complex system in order to deliver benefits to die whole system. Aim In this study we investigated whether taking a whole system approach to care of the elderly...
- Geriartic care in the United Kingdom: aligning services to needs. Bowman, Clive; Johnson, Malcolm // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/23/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7217, p1119
Outlines a possible solution that integrates and aligns health and personal care for elderly people in Great Britain. Information on the shift to residential care; Discussion on care partnerships; How would consortiums work.
- Geriatric Research. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;May99, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p5
Highlights the results of geriatric research. Includes the effectiveness of a clinical program designed to prevent delirium in elderly hospitalized patients; Relationship between brain signal hyperintensity and depression and cognitive performance. INSET: Free information on LTC insurance.