Admission to the Elderly Care Home and the Transition Experience : A Literature Review

@inproceedings{YlenJulin2014AdmissionTT,
  title={Admission to the Elderly Care Home and the Transition Experience : A Literature Review},
  author={Marja-Leena Ylen-Julin},
  year={2014}
}
In Finland, only a small proportion of older people live in elderly homes, with the majority living in their own homes. However, research has shown that elderly are in poorer physical condition and more frail when they are in institutional care. The first two weeks after elderly home admission are crucial for elderly adaptation and well-being. Increasing dementia among older people cause a hindrance to making a care plan and the ability to set special requirements for rehabilitative health care… CONTINUE READING

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