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Elderly people"s integrated care system (EPICS)

David J. Hunter

Elderly people"s integrated care system (EPICS)

an organisational, policy and practice review

by David J. Hunter

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Published by Nuffield Institute in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A report commissioned by the Helen Hamlyn Foundation.

StatementDavid J. Hunter, Gerald Wistow.
SeriesNuffield Institute reports -- No. 3
ContributionsWistow, Gerald, 1946-, Nuffield Institute for Health Services Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16816029M
ISBN 10187197707X
OCLC/WorldCa83134966

  Bringing older adults and young children together will make the care system better for everyone. Combining daycare for children and elderly people benefits all generations Editions. This book, along with its sister title, Who Cares about Disabled People? has become something of a phenomenon on the Internet, and I was surprised to find it on my library's shelves. The Who Cares books attempt to teach children to care for others, but fail miserably. Today this book just looks dated and offensive, and frequently meanders into the bizarre/5.

  Many have adopted an integrated care approach to meet the needs of older people with chronic or multiple conditions. This approach often involves a single point of entry – designating a care manager to help with assessing needs, sharing information, and co-ordinating care delivery by multiple caregivers (formal and informal). In latest social care guidance, NICE calls for care to be integrated so that better, more person-centred care can be provided for the growing number of older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions.. Many long-term conditions such as dementia, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer are linked with age. Since the population is ageing, the number of people with long-term.

This ‘Making a start in Integrated Care for Older Persons Guide’ represents an opportunity to give substance and more detail to the 10 Step Framework. It is informed both by evidence of ‘what works’ from both theory and the experience of implementation. As this document is a ‘Getting Started’ guide it. This focus on integrated care to meet the needs of older people with complex needs is thus set within a context of change, where countries are seeking new ways of focusing expenditure on approaches that reduce the pressures on expensive services, make best use of scarce resources and also improve the quality of life for older people.


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Elderly people"s integrated care system (EPICS) by David J. Hunter Download PDF EPUB FB2

An integrated care system for older people means that older adults get the health care they need - where and when they need it.

The WHO Mobile Health for Ageing (mAgeing) Handbook helps countries develop a programme for delivering health information, advice, and reminders based on the ICOPE Guidelines through basic technology common to most mobile phones.

The authors of this book share their practical experience of implementing a multi-agency approach to the support of older people. They show how systems thinking can help with the complexity of developing a model of care that co-ordinates medical, social and community services.

An integrated, collaborative model for more comprehensive patient care. Creating Effective Mental and Primary Health Care Teams provides the practical information, skills, and clinical approaches needed to implement an integrated collaborative care program and support the members of the care team as they learn this new, evidence-based, legislatively mandated care delivery system.

Unique in presenting information specifically designed to be used in an integrated, collaborative care workflow Cited by:   He is currently an independent consultant in integrated care systems, having spent 15 years in their development.

Christine Stanners trained and practiced as a hospital social worker. She became a manager in the voluntary sector and was project manager of the integrated care system for older people described in the book. Integrating care for older people: new care for old, a systems approach.

The authors of this book share their practical experience of implementing a multi-agency approach to the support of older people. Meet Winifred --EPICS --A Profile of an Elderly Persons Integrated Care System in South Buckinghamshire --Other Models of Integrated.

Abstract. In most care contexts, fundamental changes need to be made in the focus of clinical care for older people. Instead of trying to manage an array of diseases in a disjointed fashion, interventions that will optimize the trajectories of older people’s physical and mental capacities must be prioritized, so that they can do the things that they by: 1.

out of 5 stars Apparently People DO care about the elderly but not about me. Reviewed in the United States on September 2, So me being the bomb ass fifteen year old I am, I bought this to teach my self rightous Grandpa a lesson. I read it first, and nearly threw up/5(7).

Get this from a library. Integrating care for older people: new care for old, a systems approach. [Christopher Foote; Christine Stanners] -- Highly Commended in the Public Health category of the BMA Medical Book Competition.

The authors of this book share their practical experience of implementing a multi-agency approach to the. Integrated care for older people. With more people living longer there will be larger numbers of people experiencing declines in physical and mental capacity who may also need care for day-to-day activities.

These needs are not well met within existing models of health care. Frameworks of Integrated Care for the Elderly: A Systematic Review Every organizational activity – from the making of pots to placing man on the moon – gives rise to two fundamental and opposing requirements: the division of labour into various tasks to be performed, and the coordination of these tasks to accomplish the activity.

The number of elderly people (aged 60 years or over) is increasing significantly. Moreover, this happens in the context of increasing well-being costs and decreasing caregiver availability. An Integrated System for Improved Assisted Living of Elderly People | SpringerLinkAuthor: Imad Alex Awada, Irina Mocanu, Alexandru Sorici, Adina Magda Florea.

Another way to address providing elder care is to change the system of social welfare. Since the s, governments have been seeking new methods for organizing elder care. Some countries have considered a complete overhaul of social welfare systems.

Books shelved as elderly: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande, Wilfrid Gor. Objective The World Health Organization (WHO) recently proposed an Integrated Care for Older People approach to guide health systems and services in better supporting functional ability of older people.

A knowledge gap remains in the key elements of integrated care approaches used in health and social care delivery systems for older by: Support for independence: The idea of Long-Term Care Insurance System is to support the independence of elderly people, rather than simply providing personal care.

User oriented: A system in which users can receive integrated services of health, medicine, and welfare from diverse agents based on their own choice. Of most significance for the social care system is the growth in the number of people aged o which doubled fromin to m in and is set to reach m, or 5% of the population, by These facts are among the reasons why the future funding of adult social care has become such a big issue.

Elderly people and social careAuthor: Mithran Samuel. A randomized controlled trial designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the program of integrated care for vulnerable community-dwelling elderly persons (SIPA, i.e., French acronym for System of Integrated Care for Older Persons) in Canada demonstrated that inte- grated systems appear to be feasible and have the potential to reduce hospital and Cited by: 7.

Policy formulation and problems to be solved by the Elderly Reform. In contrast to many other countries, care of the elderly in Sweden before was a responsibility for the health care sector i.e.

the counties, and not for the social sector i.e. the local municipalities, and was supplied in county-owned local nursing homes in close co-operation with local hospitals and primary care. Social Problems and Care of the Elderly J T Arokiasamy, SM, as 60% of primary care givers to older people are wives of disabled, customs are transmitted through the family system in which respect for one another is propagated.

is through constant care and love that the child iearns. Care of older people, we are arguing locally, is the most important part of the health and social care sector and a special concentration should be applied to those aged 80 or over.

The King's Fund, in its report that set out priorities for the next government prior to the previous general election, tells us that the average age of. One of the aims of elderly care is to help elderly people and those with disabilities live normal, independent lives.

This includes living in their own homes as long as possible. Elderly people who continue to live at home can obtain various kinds of support to make life easier.In many integrated care programs, a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is conducted to identify older people's problems and care needs.

Different ways for conducting a CGA are in place. However, it is still unclear which CGA instruments and procedures for conducting them are used in integrated care programs, and what distinguishes them Author: Annerieke Stoop, Annerieke Stoop, Manon Lette, Paul F. van Gils, Giel Nijpels, Caroline A.

Baan, Sim. In a care home or nursing home, people with assets of more than £24, - and that may include the value of any property they own - will have to pay for the full cost of their care.