Gerontology & Geriatrics

How to check if a nursing home is up to scratch

If you've read the headlines about poor standards in Australia's nursing homes, it's only natural to be concerned about your own family or friends in residential aged care.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Elderly should consider residential care before a health crisis

Very old people would feel more in control of their lives if they thought about a future move to assisted accommodation or residential care before health problems force them to—according to new research from the University ...

Health

Health management software in a single cloud station

Electronic medical records are only useful when available at an appropriate care facility at the right time and in the correct context. The ePersonam project has developed a complete cloud-based health record management tool ...

Health

Majority of those in residential care have advance directives

(HealthDay)—More than three-quarters of those living in residential care facilities have an advance directive, according to a QuickStats report published in the July 20 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

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