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Factors that influence the institutionalization of the frail elderly in Guam

Daisy Marie Dezell Tydingco

Factors that influence the institutionalization of the frail elderly in Guam

by Daisy Marie Dezell Tydingco

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Services for -- Guam.,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene -- Guam.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Daisy Marie Dezell Tydingco.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 107 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14699033M

    addition of frailty factors greatly increases the complexity and challenges associated with care in these elderly patients. This advanced workshop is designed to move beyond the basics to explore evidence-based information on the frailty phenotype and associated risks for urinary incontinence. My current projects are focused particularly on frail older persons (e.g. frailty and lifestyle factors, frailty and multimorbidity, frailty and quality of life, validation of the Tilburg Frailty.

    The literature on alternatives to institutionalization for the frail elderly has suffered from a lack of clear definitions of key terms. An analysis of selected literature on the question leads to proposed definitions of “frail elderly” and “range of institutional care.” Based on these definitions, it . and environmental factors. It makes the elderly vulnerable to adverse events, increasing their disability and risk of functional dependence. 2,3 Reduction in the autonomy of elderly people is related to reduction in quality of life and increased risk of dependency, institutionalization and premature death

      There is an ageing imperative in Australia as in many other industrialized nations, and these populations are extremely heterogeneous. In young adults, the factors which influence decision making for oral health care are whether the patient has the will, the time or the finances to pay for care, while for clinicians, the decisions are whether they have the skill and the resources to carry out. In contrast, the frail, compromised elderly and the oldest old require specific measures that target their needs, including with respect to underlying renal conditions.


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Factors that influence the institutionalization of the frail elderly in Guam by Daisy Marie Dezell Tydingco Download PDF EPUB FB2

According to some studies, interventions can prevent or delay frailty, but their effect in preventing adverse outcomes in frail community-dwelling older people is unclear.

The aim is to investigate the effect of an intervention on adverse outcomes in frail older adults. A systematic review and meta-analysis of Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Library, and Social Sciences Citation by: It is estimated that the number of frail elderly will reach million by the year Family members are often both physically and mentally burdened with caring for the frail elderly.

The present study was conducted to identify the risk factors for institutionalization among the frail elderly receiving in. The study revealed (%) non-frail elderly individuals, (%) pre-frail individuals and another (%) frail ones.

The factors associated with pre-frailty and frailty conditions, respectively, were: being 70├79 years old and 80 years old or older; the use of 1├4 medications and 5 or more; higher number of morbidities Cited by: es and nursing homes. Our ultimate goal was to propose criteria for an evidence-based exercise protocol aimed at improving physical fitness, activity of daily living performance, and quality-of-life of frail institutionalized older people.

The interventions, described in the reviewed studies that showed strong or very strong effect sizes were used to form an exercise prescription. The. Loneliness, social isolation and social exclusion are important social determinants and risk factors of ill health among older people.

They affect all aspects of health and well-being, including mental health, the risk of maltreatment and the risk of emergency admission to hospital for avoidable conditions, such as severe dehydration or.

Abstract. Introduction: Increasingly, frail elderly need to live at home for longer, relying on support from informal caregivers and community-based health- and social care professionals. To align care and avoid fragmentation, integrated care programmes are arising. A promising example of such a programme is the Care Chain Frail Elderly (CCFE) in the Netherlands, which supports elderly with.

In addition, four important factors that influence the decision to institutionalize an elder were recognized: the quality of the relationship between the elder and his/her family, characteristics of the elder member, financial condition of the family and perceived public opinion toward institutionalization.

First, we aimed to examine how frail, older adults perceive their frailty, QoL, care and support, meaning in life, and mastery (as in mastering their own situation and being in control of the situation they live in).

Second, we aimed to identify balancing factors that might influence the relation between frailty and positive outcome variables. Diabetes in Older Adults: A Growing Population With Special Challenges. The population of elderly patients with diabetes is rapidly growing, with significant impact on population health and economics ().Currently in the United States, older adults (age ≥65 years of age) make up >25% of the total population with diabetes ().Even if the diabetes incidence rates were to level off, the.

In% of Canadians and % of British Columbians were over the age of 65 years.[1] Baby boomers will soon become seniors, and the aging of the Canadian population will accelerate.[2] The medical and social needs of older adults present a unique challenge to health care pro­viders. For example, the prevalence of dementia is increasing, and issues such as abuse and neglect of the.

Background. To review currently available evidence on the effect of cow-milk proteins supplementation (CPS) on health in the elderly. Methods. Five electronic databases (Pubmed, Web of Science, Embase, Cochrane Library, ) were searched for studies about CPS among older people. All types of publications were included, with the exception of systematic reviews, meta-analyses.

Factors Associated With Communicating Pain. Although patient demographic factors such as age, gender, and race are not amenable to change, the relationship of these factors to increased pain communication is important to clarify so that practitioners can target communication support for vulnerable patients.

a field of science that seeks to understand the process of aging and the challenges encountered as seniors grow older. (Gerontologists investigate age, aging, and the aged. Gerontologists study what it is like to be an older adult in a society and the ways that aging affects members of a society).

which of the following factors does NOT affect labor force withdrawal. according to jaber gubriums book living and dying at murray manor, the most difficult loss when moving into a nursing home is the loss of care of the frail elderly exits in a continuum of.

The aim of this study was to analyse the explanatory power of variables measuring health‐strengthening factors for self‐rated health among community‐living frail older people. Background Frailty is commonly constructed as a multi‐dimensional geriatric syndrome ascribed to the multi‐system deterioration of the reserve capacity in older.

The prevalence of institutionalized frail elderly has been estimated at %, % and % in studies undertaken in Europe, and % and % in Brazilian studies.

The institutionalization, which is an adverse result of frailty, derives from factors that. A major challenge in primary healthcare is the substantial increase in the proportion of frail community-dwelling older persons with long-term conditions and multiple complex needs. Consequently, a fundamental transformation of current models of primary care by means of implementing proactive integrated care is necessary.

Therefore, an understanding of the effects of integrated. The paper discusses engaging older adults living with frailty and their family caregivers. Frailty is a state that puts an individual at a higher risk for poor health outcomes and death. Understanding whether a person is frail is important because treatment and health care choices for someone living with frailty may be different from someone who is not (i.e., who is fit).

Falls in older people commonly cause morbidity and mortality, loss of independence, and poor quality of life. Differences in residential environments might influence falls experienced by elderly people in urban and rural areas.

The purpose of this study was to provide data through the comparative analysis of physical and environmental factors influencing falls in the frail Continue reading.

For example, the elderly tend to take more medicines — the recently published National Service Framework (NSF)?for Older People highlights that four in five people over 75 are prescribed one or more medicines, with 36 per cent taking four or more medicines.1 Multiple diseases and complicated treatment regimens are also common among the elderly.

The effect of each of these factors of influence on the housing decision was also assessed. Table 3 reports the number of studies reporting on each of the 88 factors found to influence the housing decision of older adults, push and pull factors combined.

The reported effect of each factor is recorded globally but also according to the study.In conclusion, the prevalence of frailty syndrome was %. Given factors that influence frail condition such as old age, being unmarried, hospitalisation in the previous year, poor self-rated health, and lower BMI, it is believed that such association also gives various adverse events.The high complexity of multimodality treatment frequently results in undertreatment of elderly sarcoma patients, and this may be one of the factors that influence their prognosis.

We describe the real-life approach to a population of patients aged over 70 with both soft tissue (STS) and bone sarcomas (BS) followed by our Sarcoma Disease Management Team from to One-hundred and twenty.