[Quality of care among older adults with diabetes mellitus: comparison between community-dwelling adults attended to by home care services and nursing home residents in Dresden].

@article{CollPlanas2007QualityOC,
  title={[Quality of care among older adults with diabetes mellitus: comparison between community-dwelling adults attended to by home care services and nursing home residents in Dresden].},
  author={Laura Coll-Planas and Antje Bergmann and Peter D. Schwarz and Francisco Guill{\'e}n-Grima and Jan Schulze},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur arztliche Fortbildung und Qualitatssicherung},
  year={2007},
  volume={101 9},
  pages={623-9}
}
Due to changes in the age structure of the population the number of frail elderly diabetics is rising. This change is accompanied by an increase in nursing care efforts and requirements in both home care services and nursing homes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of care in the home care and nursing home setting concerning the structure, the process and the outcome quality at the institutional and patient level. This is an observational transversal study. At the institutional… CONTINUE READING