Does Moving to a Nursing Home Cause Depression?

Marlo Sollitto, December 2021 Today’s skilled nursing facilities are considerably different from the nursing homes of yesteryear. They feature larger rooms, visits from pets and even gardens. Still, for many seniors, the move to one of these long-term care facilities is representative of the end of the road. The simultaneous loss of independence, a long-timeContinue reading “Does Moving to a Nursing Home Cause Depression?”

Using comprehensive geriatric assessment for quality improvements in healthcare of older people in UK care homes: protocol for realist review within Proactive hEAlthcare of older people in Care Homes (PEACH) study Using comprehensive geriatric assessment for quality improvements in healthcare of older people in UK care homes: protocol for realist review within Proactive hEAlthcare ofContinue reading

Autumn Speakers Series: Is it just me… or have we listened and changed?

In 2011 BGS published An Inquiry into the Quality of Healthcare Support for Older People in Care Homes: A Call for Leadership, Partnership and Improvement. It identified that the following was needed: A health service suitable for the specific needs of this population. This means a structured and pro-active approach to care, with coordinated teamsContinue reading “Autumn Speakers Series: Is it just me… or have we listened and changed?”