Geriatrics Models of Care

Geriatrics Models of Care

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This book describes geriatrics practice models that are used to guide the care of older adults, allowing seniors to remain at home, prevent functional disability and preserve quality of life. The models include specific interventions which are performed by health care workers to address the needs of older persons and their caregivers. These models respect patient values, consider patient safety and appreciate psychosocial needs as well. Divided into six parts that discuss hospital-based models of care, transitions from hospital to home, outpatient-based models of care and emergency department models of care, this text addresses the needs of vulnerable patients and the community. Geriatric Models of Care is an excellent resource for health care leaders who must translate these programs to address the needs of the patients in their communities.Founded in 1964, Beatitudes Campus is a faith-based notfor-profit continuing care retirement community in Phoenix, Arizona offering a wide spectrum of services for older ... Often people rejected care, experienced routine weight loss and were physically and chemically restrained. ... In response to these challenges, the Vermilion Cliffs team developed five key concepts which became the foundation for aanbsp;...

Title:Geriatrics Models of Care
Author:Michael L. Malone, Elizabeth Capezuti, Robert M. Palmer
Publisher:Springer - 2015-05-22


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