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Effects of an enhanced discharge planning intervention for hospitalized older adults: a randomized trial.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY To identify needs encountered by older adult patients after hospital discharge and assess the impact of a telephone transitional care intervention on stress, health careExpand
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Sleep: a marker of physical and mental health in the elderly.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the occurrence and recognition of common sleep-related problems and their relationship to health-related quality-of-life measures in theExpand
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Loneliness in Older Chinese Adults: A Risk Factor for Elder Mistreatment
OBJECTIVES: To examine loneliness as a risk factor for elder mistreatment in an urban, community‐dwelling Chinese population.
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Social Work and Transitions of Care: Observations from an Intervention for Older Adults
Making the transition from hospital to home can be challenging for many older adults. This article presents practice perspectives on these transitions, based on a social work intervention for olderExpand
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Strong social support services, such as transportation and help for caregivers, can lead to lower health care use and costs.
A growing evidence base suggests services that address social factors with an impact on health, such as transportation and caregiver support, must be integrated into new models of care if theExpand
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Cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease: a report from a multidisciplinary symposium on unmet needs and future directions to maintain cognitive health
People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their care partners frequently report cognitive decline as one of their greatest concerns. Mild cognitive impairment affects approximately 20–50% of peopleExpand
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Coordination, integration, and collaboration: a clear path for social work in health care reform.
  • R. Golden
  • Medicine
  • Health & social work
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The need for change in our health care delivery system is well known, well researched, and well documented by people inside the social work field and out. The Patient Protection and Affordable CareExpand
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Integrating Social Services and Home-Based Primary Care for High-Risk Patients.
There is a consensus that our current hospital-intensive approach to care is deeply flawed. This review article describes the research evidence for developing a better system of care for high-cost,Expand
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Community Long-Term Care Teams: Assessing Team Fitness
Although long-term care is often conceptualized as institutional living, the majority of long-term care is provided in the community through primary care. The BRIGHTEN program (Bridging Resources ofExpand
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