What the VA can teach us about geriatric care

January 2013
Minnesota Medicine;Jan2013, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p38
The authors discuss two health care programs under Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System which are being used at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minnesota. They mention that one is Community Living Center (CLC) which is an onsite 74-bed, three-unit service that provides several services including geriatric care and palliative care. Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) program is another program which aims at delivering services at a patient's home to prevent hospitalization.


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