Contents: Approach to the geriatric patient; Aging and quality of life; Drug therapy in the elderly; Elder abuse; Falls in the elderly; Funding health care for the elderly; Gait disorders in the elderly; The older driver; Prevention of disease and disability in the elderly; Provision of care to the elderly; Social issues in the elderly
t is estimated that up to 89% of all Canadians could benefit from palliative care in their last year of life, but only 15% of people who died in 2016–2017 received publicly funded palliative home care. When offered at the right time, palliative care can help reduce stress, improve quality of life and provide relief for terminally ill individuals and their families. [from CIHI website]
A best practice guideline (BPG) that supports decision-making around the most effective approaches for delivering supervised injection services (SIS) to people who inject drugs. These approaches promote engagement, support positive health outcomes, and help reduce harms associated with injection drug use. [from RNAO website]
Downloaded from RNAO website (PDF). Also available free on the Internet.