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Management of the frail elderly by the health care team

Walsh, John R.

Management of the frail elderly by the health care team

by Walsh, John R.

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Published by W.H. Green in St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Care.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby John R. Walsh, Ruth Ann W. Tsukuda, Judy Miller.
    ContributionsTsukuda, Ruth Ann W., Miller, Judy, R.N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC954.3 .W35 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2131502M
    ISBN 100875273491
    LC Control Number88195635
    OCLC/WorldCa20171910

    Objective To evaluate whether an interdisciplinary primary care approach for community dwelling frail older people is more effective than usual care in reducing disability and preventing (further) functional decline.. Design Cluster randomised controlled trial.. Setting 12 general practices in the south of the Netherlands. Participants frail older people (score ≥5 on Groningen Frailty Cited by:   Full Text. As part of a classic volume on Aging and Society (Riley, et al., ), Schwartz wrote in a chapter on nursing that older adults needed "to have someone to love, somewhere to live, Cited by: 6.

    PACE — the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly — provides integrated, comprehensive healthcare services to the frail elderly on a capitated basis. Begun in the early s in San Francisco's Chinatown, PACE today comprises many individual programs across the nation.   Responsibility for the medical management of elderly people in community institutional care (residential or nursing) remains poorly defined. It currently rests by default rather than by design on the heavily burdened shoulders of general practitioners. The number of patients in private or voluntary homes in Britain has risen from 18 in to in The management of frail Cited by:

    The project also validated the care team's original observations about effective interventions for the frail elderly. Overall, the findings suggest that such a program may be beneficially pursued by other groups that deal directly with the congregate living needs of the frail elderly. Integration and Frail and Elderly Care Acknowledgements: management plans and plans for urgent care. In some cases it may be appropriate to include an end of life care plan. • Where an older person has been identified as having frailty, establish systems to share health record be low consumers of health care resources and not.


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Management of the frail elderly by the health care team by Walsh, John R. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The authors of this book focus their attention on a holistic view of the frail aged person and suggest appropriate management strategies utilizing an interdisciplinary team approach. The reader is directed toward understanding the complexities of aging and the need for the collaborative effort of multiple health disciplines to provide quality geriatric health : Maggie Hadro-Venzke.

Management of the Frail Elderly by the Health Care Team, byJohn R. Walsh, Ruth Ann Tsukuda, and Judy Miller, pp, $, St Louis, Mo, War-ren H Green, This text is a welcome addition to the geriatric health care literature. Previ-ous classic texts ofmedicine and geriat-rics provideenlighteningdiscussions of the aging process and aging pathology.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, John R. (John Richard), Management of the frail elderly by the health care team. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.: W.H. This book describes the key features of high quality care for frail elderly patients in acute hospital settings.

With chapters on assessment and the characteristic non-specific ways that patients tend to present (such as 'confusion', 'collapse query cause' and 'off legs'), this practical guide is /5(7). In this chapter, the authors review key issues pertaining to clinical management of frail patients, including diagnosis/identification, preventive strategies, therapeutic approaches, and common pitfalls.

The relationship between frailty, various domains of life, and functional status is also by: 1. Both formal systems and families are involved in this care of frail elders. This article reviews health care issues for frail older adults and addresses the impact of frailty on the future health care system.

It also presents challenges for future care, creative solutions that Cited by: Frail elderly, those with serious physical, cognitive, economic, and psycho-social problems, are at especially high risk.

This segment of the population is growing rapidly. Therefore, it is. Care models are typically designed to meet the needs of particular population segments under different payment arrangements and organizational settings (Exhibit 5).

23 For example, frail elderly patients with functional limitations who need long-term services and supports may benefit from a care model such as the Program of All-Inclusive Care. Management of the frail older individual is challenging on multiple levels.

Understanding of frailty has increased dramatically over the past decade, thanks to research into the biological basis of frailty and methods to define and predict the by: The easiest way of finding our products on frailty is to go to our topic pages on older people and multiple long-term conditions.

Our guidelines on multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management and older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions are particularly relevant. They include recommendations covering the ‘Assess’ and ‘Intervene’ steps in the frailty.

Conclusion: This fellowship was extremely valuable in my understanding of frailty, how frailty impacts the lives of our senior population and what we, as health care professionals can do to assist the frail elderly to live with this condition. FRAIL ELDERLY CARE STRATEGY Title: Frail Elderly Care Strategy Author: Jon Barber / Phil Weihser / Mark Rundle Issue: May V Next Review: 05/ Ref: TRAN/MR// Page 3 of 15 INTRODUCTION Background In our society today, living standards are getting better, care and support is improved.

Care management programs have become more widely adopted as health systems try to improve the coordination and integration of services across the continuum of care, especially for frail Cited by: 2. Care management assists clients and their families with complex needs obtain the appropriate services.

Care Management of Frail Older Adults NC Department of Health and Human Services Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC long term care services and supports—a mix of health and social care— over time. These frail elderly present a complex set of needs and.

challenges: Functionally dependent (i.e., ADL/IADL) Health impaired Multiple, ongoing, complex needs High risk of hospitalisation and institutionalisation. A serious hospitalization is often the point at which families and physicians begin discussing care management for a frail or elderly loved one.

Geriatric specialists at the hospital can direct you to local licensed home care companies or private professionals that provide elder care management : Carol Bradley Bursack. A promising example of such a programme is the Care Chain Frail Elderly (CCFE) in the Netherlands, which supports elderly with case and care complexity living at home with the best possible health.

COMPREHENSIVE CARE MANAGEMENT CORP. IN NEW YORK CITY APPROVED FOR HEALTH CARE PROGRAM FOR FRAIL ELDERLY The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the state of New York Department of Health have approved a request by Comprehensive Care Management Corp.

in New York City to become a provider under a permanent program of comprehensive care that allows the frail elderly.

medical decision making by frail, elderly patients, which thus limits quality of care for this patient group. A model is presented that explains how the organisation of health care, and the reimbursement system, does not facilitate a holistic view. The health care professionals appear to adapt to theFile Size: KB.

Adult Day Health Care is an outpatient day program that provides health maintenance and rehabilitative services to frail elderly and functionally impaired veterans.

These services are delivered by a team of health professionals and support staff that strives to help participants and their caregivers develop the knowledge and skills necessary to. Patient-centered, comprehensive geriatric assessment implemented by an interdisciplinary treatment team improves the clinical outcome and quality of life of frail elderly.

53, 68, 79 Interdisciplinary geriatric care is administered across outpatient (Geriatric Evaluation and Management [GEM], Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment [CGA], Program.Presentation slides from webinar on “Changing Care for the Frail Elderly,” Dr.

Joanne Lynn, Center on Elder Care and Advanced Illness, Altarum Institute. “ Fraility is a Medical Condition, Not an Inevitable Result of Aging,” Marlene Cimons, LiveScience, Nov. 29,   Hopefully this will be the start of many more evidence based management strategies.

1. Silvester KM, Mohammed MA, Harriman P, Girolami A, Downes TW. Timely care for frail older people referred to hospital improves efficiency and reduces mortality without the need for extra resources.

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