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Rehabilitation of vulnerable older people

Gail Mountain

Rehabilitation of vulnerable older people

nature of the evidence base and implications for occupational therapists

by Gail Mountain

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Published by College of Occupational Therapists in London .
Written in English


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StatementGail Mountain. Summary and bibliography.
ContributionsCollege of Occupational Therapists. Research & Development Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination[5]p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18466193M

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Rehabilitation of older adults involves an active process, delivered through a coordinated multidisciplinary team approach, aiming to improve function and enable subjects to live their lives to the fullest potential.

Frail, older adults are particularly vulnerable to functional decline as a result of illness and rehabilitation is an essential part of medical care for this by:   Development of rehabilitation based in the community has particular appeal and fits in with the concept of an NHS led by primary care.

10 The new found interest in community hospitals also has potential to sustain rehabilitation for older people but needs to be developed from a policy based on opinion to one based on evidence. Marjorie Warren Cited by: Principles of rehabilitation of older people David J Stott Terence J Quinn Abstract Rehabilitation of older adults involves an active process, delivered through a coordinated multidisciplinary team approach, that aims to improve function and enable subjects to live their lives to the fullest potential.

Rehabilitation is concerned with lessening the impact of disabling conditions. These are particularly common in older people and considerable health gain can be achieved by successful rehabilitation. Hospital doctors and general practitioners should be aware of the core principles of rehabilitation, be able to recognise rehabilitation need in their patients, and have sufficient knowledge Cited by:   The solution to these conflicting trends has been to press for shorter lengths of stay, making rehabilitation especially vulnerable.

Two index conditions which provide an insight into contemporary rehabilitation for older people are stroke and fractured neck of femur. The Department of Health's targets listed in the Health of the Nation drew Cited by: Based on the concept that vulnerability in the older populace encompasses those who are at increased risk for physical and psychosocial health problems, this book takes a closer look at vulnerability and how it affects five specific populations within the elderly:Price: $ 1: Rehabilitation and older people Article in The Medical journal of Australia (7) November with 44 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Cardiac rehabilitation for elderly patient is a growing need because as people age the prevalence of cardiovascular disease increases.

A more vulnerable population is now present in cardiac rehabilitation because they are more likely to be by: 1.

REFERENCES. Binder, E.F., Robins, L.N. Cognitive impairment and length of hospital stay in older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc ; Binstock, by: 6. The Australian population is ageing rapidly, with the number of people over 80 years projected to double between and As older people make up the largest segment of the population participating in rehabilitation programs, adequately meeting their needs is a challenge for rehabilitation services.

In addition, the incidence of the common conditions causing major physical Cited by: Occupational Therapy and Vulnerable | This book is about older people, and the contribution occupational therapy can make towards the maintenance of their health and the appropriate provision of rehabilitation and care.

The aim is to help occupational therapists and those involved in the commissioning of occupational therapy services for older people to target their efforts both sensitively. Rehabilitation is a hugely important intervention for older people because of the high incidence and prevalence of disability in old age.

Factors contributing to the high burden of disability in this sector of the population include the increased prevalence of chronic disabling disease (overt and covert), the potential rapid deterioration in function with acute illness, and vulnerability Cited by: Principles of rehabilitation of older people.

older adults are particularly vulnerable to functional decline as a result of illness, and rehabilitation is an essential part of medical care for. A CHALLENGE TO PRIMARY CARE. The projected doubling of the >year-old population in the next 20 years presents a major challenge.

1 While standards of care in general practice have risen steadily over the past 30 years, for vulnerable older people the picture is different.

The term ‘vulnerable’ covers multimorbidity, functional incapacity, and socioeconomic and psychological problems Cited by: 8. an older person as vulnerable and when should we intervene.

This is a thorny issue. From the outset, as a researcher, I take my lead from the older people I interview, and from the older people I know in my everyday life – my friends and family and the people I meet in my community.

This paper considers the processes and circumstances that create vulnerability among older people, specifically to a very poor quality of life or an untimely or degrading death.

Models of ageing processes are used to define vulnerable older people as those whose reserve capacity falls below the threshold needed to cope successfully with the Cited by: The primary clinical purpose of Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) is to improve the functioning of older people with multidimensional health needs.

GEM manages people who have complex and multiple medical, functional and often cognitive conditions requiring a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA).

The GEM service model provides. Most older people with significant disability of recent onset have the potential to benefit from rehabilitation.

Assessing an older person’s premorbid functional and cognitive status, which are strong determinants of rehabilitation outcome, is an important component of management.

The major goals of rehabilitation for older people are. Best care for older people in hospital uses a person-centred approach and evidence-based tools and resources to identify and respond to the risks associated with hospital admission.

To provide best care we must consider how the person’s medical treatment and healthcare may limit their activity as well as impact on their level of independence. Chapter 3 Older offenders in the criminal justice system:arrests, convictions and probation The nature of offending by older people Mental health problems Age and differential treatment Chapter 4 Special treatment,needs and provision Age as grounds for differential treatment The welfare of File Size: KB.

Once again, this book contains considerable material that bears on all of these issues as related to social work with older people.

The National Occupational Standards for Social Work (TOPSS, ) are intended to provide a baseline for identifying the standards of practice that should be reached by newly qualified social workers.

Some older people, without the support and encouragement of family, might not be cooperative in their rehabilitation, leaving nurses to do for them what they are capable of doing for themselves.

Conclusion. This study highlighted the importance of nurses’ caring role in the rehabilitation of older people in long-term residences.An ad hoc committee will plan, organize, and implement a 1-day public workshop to explore the role of housing as a social determinant of health for older adults and people with disabilities, particularly among people of color and low income groups.

Accessible, affordable housing can be a platform for enabling community living, maximizing independence, and promoting positive health outcomes for.