On the International Day of the Older Person – 1 October – WHO calls for a new approach to providing health services for older people. WHO highlights the role of primary care and the contribution community health workers can make… Continue Reading →
The World Health Organization (WHO) has just produced a short video on the importance of implementing integrated care to maintain functions in the frail elderly.
Efforts to improve end-of-life care have focused primarily on patients with cancer. High-quality end-of-life care is also critical for patients with other illnesses including the frail older adults. Rates of excellent quality of end-of-life care reported by 34 005 decedents’ families… Continue Reading →
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