Skin diseases are predominantly non-lethal, but can have a significant impact on quality of life in older people living in a nursing home. This short report shows the results of consultations of a dermatologist visiting people in a nursing home. The frequency of the visits was 3-4 times a year, from June 2013 to December 2016. This is the description of all consultations of fifty residents, seen during eleven visits, 53 treatment plans were made.
(1) M.S. Klapwijk, S.T.P. Kouwenhoven, W.P. Achterberg, M.H. Vermeer; Jour Nursing Home Res 2019;5:56-59