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Acute/sub-acute functional decline in elderly home care recipients in Eastern Agder

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Scientific title

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.

Participants

Kristin Jeppestøl - PhD candidate

Line Kildal Bragstad - Main supervisor

Marit Kirkevold - Co-supervisor

Financing

The Norwegian Research Council

Tvedestrand Municipality

Start - Finish

2018-2021

 

Tags: Eldre, Geriatri, kommunal helse- og omsorgstjeneste
Published Dec. 19, 2019 6:01 PM - Last modified Mar. 4, 2020 9:39 AM