Institutional risk factors for norovirus outbreaks in Hong Kong elderly homes: a retrospective cohort study
- Measuring the adequacy of home care for frail elders. Capitman, John; Abrahams, Ruby // Gerontologist;June97, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p303
Presents an approach for the use in assessing adequacy measures for the home care of the elderly and their validity as predictors of health and other outcomes. Study carried out on 299 persons after hospital discharge; Results from study; Information on alternative home care adequacy measures;...
- The use of technical aids by elderly persons in the Netherlands: An application of the Andersen... de Klerk, Mirjam M.Y.; Huijsman, Robert // Gerontologist;June97, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p365
Identifies variables important in explaining the use of technical aids by elderly people. Use of the model developed by Anderson and Newman to test this theory; Study carried out on 498 elderly persons, 75 years and older; Results from study; Suggestion that policy makers should invest in...
- Caring for our elders. Ridley, Teresa L.; Riddle, Judith Springer // Heart & Soul;Oct/Nov96, Issue 17, p24
Lists several titles of pamphlets providing information on home care for the aged in the United States. Pamphlets from the American Association of Retired Persons; Published information resources from the American Health Care Association.
- Need proven for elderly infirm space. // Planning (14672073);10/15/2010, Issue 1890, p19
The article reports on the approval from an inspector to construct a care home for the elderly mentally infirm in Greater Manchester, England.
- Substituting home care for hospitalization: The role of a quick response service for the elderly. Brazil, Kevin; Bolton, Cindy; Ulrichsen, Doreen; Knott, Christine // Journal of Community Health;Feb98, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p29
Presents information as it pertains to home care as an alternative to hospitalization for elderly people, while presenting a study which examined the role of a rapid access home-based service as an option available to elderly people who do not wish to be admitted to hospital. Methodology used...
- Older adults who fall and can't get up often lose their independence. // Geriatrics;Oct96, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p56
Presents an abstract of a research, `Persons Found in Their Homes Helpless or Dead,' by R.J. Gurley, N. Lum, M. Sande et al, published in the 1996 issue of `New England Journal of Medicine.'
- Ageing population needs home assistance. // Asian Pacific Post;11/7/2013, p5
The article discusses increasing number of elder people in Canada and problems related to their care, it also states that the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) is biggest relief for them.
- Value of home assessment after hospitalization in the elderly. Apgar, Barbara; Rivo, Marc L. // American Family Physician;5/15/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p1734
Evaluates the impact of a geriatric home assessment after hospitalization of frail elderly patients according to a study by Kravitz and colleagues, published in the December 1994 issue of the `Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.' List of specific inclusion criteria indicative of frailty...
- PHONE-IN TELLS OF AGED CARE NEGLECT. Prenesti, Sam // Australian Nursing Journal;Dec/Jan96, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p11
Reports that the aged care phone-in, which was organised by the ANF Vic branch in Victoria uncovered stories of neglect in nursing homes. Statistics; Stories uncovered; View from ANF Vic branch Assistant Secretary, Hannah Sellers; Responsibility of the Federal Government; Comments.