The goal of this study was to characterize key modifiable factors that could affect verbal communication in an adult day care setting, namely prevalence of audiometric hearing loss and the acoustic characteristics in the activity hall.
This retrospective database analysis evaluated the demographic, functional, and clinical characteristics of nursing facility residents (NFR) with Parkinson disease (PD) compared with those with PD psychosis.
The purpose of this study was to determine resident and family member priorities for improvements to promote food and fluid intake in LTC and to compare them with the previously published priorities of experts and health care professionals.
Quadriplegia is a debilitating comorbidity in the hospital setting. It entails a partial to complete motor/sensory loss of both the upper and lower limbs and torso. It may also involve autonomic, bladder, bowel, and sexual functions.
To understand the unique barriers impacting CNA ability to care for patients with dementia, the interprofessional team should consider CNA perspectives and address expressed needs through various levels of support.
Because older adults are unlikely to ask their health care provider about driving cessation, it is incumbent upon health care providers to recognize the need for and to initiate the “driving conversation” with their older patients.
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