Review of Community-Based Services Designed to Avoid or Delay Residential Care Home Admissions (BMC Geriatrics)


An Australian systematic review investigated the effectiveness of community-based care interventions for the elderly in terms of their role in avoiding or delaying admission to residential care. It was found that multi-factorial, individualised community programmes are more effective, while “minimal” single-focus interventions are less effective, at helping older people to remain living in their own homes.

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Luker, JA. Worley, A. [and] Stanley, M. [et al] (2019). The evidence for services to avoid or delay residential aged care admission: a systematic review. BMC Geriatrics. August 8th 2019; Vol.19(1): 217.

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