Home-based health promotion for chronically ill older persons : results of a randomized controlled trial of a critical reflection approach

@inproceedings{McWilliam1999HomebasedHP,
  title={Home-based health promotion for chronically ill older persons : results of a randomized controlled trial of a critical reflection approach},
  author={Carol L. McWilliam and Moira Stewart and Judith Belle Brown and SUSAN MCNAIR and Allan Donner and Kathryn Desai and P Coderre and Joanne Galajda},
  year={1999}
}
The purpose of this study was to test a health promotion intervention for people over 65 years of age discharged from hospital to care at home for chronic medical conditions. Researchers hypothesized that chronically ill older people who received the intervention would have a significantly more positive mindset (or attitude toward their life, self, health, and health care), would use significantly less hospital and home care services, and would have a significantly better quality of life. At… CONTINUE READING

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