2018 № 8 Modern approaches to organization of care to persons of elderly and senile age: a review of international experience
The research is devoted to the study of international experience in organizing care for people of older age groups. The analysis of literature data has shown that the organization of care for patients of elderly and senile age varies considerably in different countries, reflecting their specific economic, social, cultural conditions. At the same time, the use of structured questionnaires for assessing the health status and social well-being of older people becomes a common approach, making it possible to organize targeted assistance to such patients in the most rational way.
2018 № 7 Development of an integrated assessment tool health and social well-being of patients aged 60 years and over and their needs for different types of care
A tool for the comprehensive assessment of the condition of patients 60 years of age and over which allows to objectify patients’ demand for medical and social assistance, taking into account their individual characteristics has been developed and tested In the framework of this study. The suggested methodical tool is primarily focused on the use in the primary health care, makes it possible to form both a program of work with each patient at the age of 60 years and older, and an action plan to support the attached population of the given age category at the site or a specific medical organization level, and also assess the efficiency of the assistance provided