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
Start - Finish
Jeppestøl, Kristin; Vitelli, Valeria; Kirkevold, Marit & Bragstad, Line Kildal (2021). Factors Associated With Care Trajectory Following Acute Functional Decline in Older Home Nursing Care Patients: A Prospective Observational Study. Home Health Care Management & Practice. ISSN 1084-8223. 34(1), p. 42–51. doi: 10.1177/10848223211034774.
Jeppestøl, Kristin; Kirkevold, Marit & Bragstad, Line Kildal (2021). Assessing acute functional decline in older patients in home nursing care settings using the Modified Early Warning Score: A qualitative study of nurses’ and general practitioners’ experiences . International Journal of Older People Nursing. ISSN 1748-3735. p. 1–11. doi: 10.1111/opn.12416. Full text in Research Archive