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.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 319
Weight: 1489 g
Dimensions: 279 x 210 x 23 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
"The purpose is to explore best practices in geriatric care. ... With its wide range of healthcare models, this book will have broad appeal to many levels of professionals. This could be read by CEOs as well as those people working at the bedside. ... it presents an excellent overview of possibilities for improving care of the elderly." (Carol Ann Siem, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2015)
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