Célia Pereira Caldas

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A detailed review was conducted of the literature on models evaluating the effectiveness of integrated and coordinated care networks for the older population. The search made use of the following bibliographic databases: Pubmed, The Cochrane Library, LILACS, Web of Science, Scopus and SciELO. Twelve articles on five different models were included for(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess health coverage of elderly people receiving supplementary health care and these users' sociodemographic characteristics. METHODS Descriptive study of elderly population living in Brazil and in the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in 2006. Data was collected from the National Supplementary Care Beneficiary Information System and(More)
The scope of this quantitative exploratory study was to evaluate the symptomatology of self-referred depression by the elderly, taking socio-demographic variables into consideration. The data collected by means of semi-structured interviews and the Abbreviated Geriatric Depression Scale involving 240 elderly residents in João Pessoa in the state of Paraíba(More)
From a critical analysis of experiments in the use of screening tools for functional loss in the elderly, it was observed that the main motivation to develop and implement a screening instrument is to improve health care for the frail elderly or those at risk of functional loss and repeated hospital admissions. The instruments are preferably short(More)
This study focuses on healthcare for the elderly under the Family Health Strategy in three municipalities (counties) in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, specifically analyzing the organization of the healthcare network and the knowledge of six health teams, using interviews and focus groups. The study emphasized the central role of work by community(More)
Todos os direitos desta edição reservados à Universidade Aberta da Terceira Idade. É proibida a duplicação ou reprodução deste volume, ou de parte do mesmo, sob quaisquer meios, sem autorização ex-pressa da UnATI. a maioridade dos Instrumentos BOAS, que se compõem de um questionário e de um manual. A publicação também se insere no esforço do campo da Saúde(More)
The purpose of this study was to identify in the scientific literature, the self-image and representations that elders have about themselves in different contexts. Frequently, the society considers aging as a "problem", creating stereotypes that could result in the exclusion of the aged. Through the analysis of researches that investigated the opinion of(More)
Population aging requires new strategies for the evaluation and care of different elderly groups. The aim of this study was to present a single entry point model for health care to the elderly in a health maintenance organization. The model prioritizes care for individuals at greatest risk, defining the groups followed subsequently under a specific program(More)
This study aims to contribute to a better understanding of the main family caregivers of highly dependent elderly. Performed in a geriatric outpatient unit, the study used a content analysis methodology, and data were collected with interviews and 14 group sessions with 24 subjects. The following categories emerged: denial versus acceptance of the disease(More)
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