Acute/sub-acute functional decline in elderly home care recipients in Eastern Agder
Identifying and initiating treatment and care among elderly home care recipients with acute/sub-acute functional decline in Eastern Agder.
About the project
The overall goal of this PhD project is to evaluate if the Early Identification of Life-threatening Conditions (TILT) scoring tool is suitable for early identification of serious conditions in frail elderly people receiving services from the municipality and whether the tool strengthens decision-making skills among health care professionals and the collaboration between the home care service and the general practitioners.
The main presentation of this project is in Norwegian.
Kristin Jeppestøl - PhD candidate
Line Kildal Bragstad - Main supervisor
Marit Kirkevold - Co-supervisor
The Norwegian Research Council
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