[SOSIA classification of the frail elderly in nursing homes of region of Lombardy].

@article{Dotti2006SOSIACO,
  title={[SOSIA classification of the frail elderly in nursing homes of region of Lombardy].},
  author={Claudio Dotti and Giuseppe Rocco Casale and Valeria Zacchi and Pietro Giorgio Lovaglio and U Fazzone},
  journal={Annali di igiene : medicina preventiva e di comunita},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={439-51}
}
Since 2001, the region of Lombardy has accreditated nursing homes named R.S.A. "Residenza Sanitario-Assistenziale", which make up Italy's principal RSA network with the annual turnover of approximately 60,000 people. The most noteworthy element of the reform introduced is a concentration on resident's frailty rather than disability. This is assessed by using SOSIA, a form for intermediate observation of assistance. Residents are classified into eight classes of frailty, called isofrailty… CONTINUE READING