Reducing Hospital Admissions and the Importance of Keeping Older Persons at Home

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29m
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Lecture Overview

When older clients are sent to acute hospital settings they are exposed to a range of new potential hazards, many of which can see an older person's condition decline rapidly. In this lecture, nurse practitioner Andriette Du Plessis explores the importance of keeping older adults at home for longer, and ways to reduce the incidence of hospital admissions in aged care populations, wherever possible.
Details
CPD29m of CPD
First Published22 March 2022
Updated22 March 2022
Expires
30 March 2025
Learning Tools
Topics
Aged Care
Ageing
Clinical Assessment
Communication
Patient Safety