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Can "comprehensive geriatric assessment" be done in primary care?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Healthy Ageing

  The the primary goal of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA)is to detect “unrecognized” treatable conditions of the frail elderly. However, comprehensive geriatric assessment is time consuming and requires a team of professionals.   Therefore, elderly people who are going to be assessed as such, should be selected. However, the criteria to select those elderly is not quite clear. In addition, although the evide...

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Webinar results on Healthy Aging

PRIMORE PROJECT - Healthy Ageing

Theme 1: Healthy Aging People are getting older – increased demand for support at older age – insufficient capacity at welfare/care services What are the drivers & barriers to support healthy aging at Primary Care level? Metaphor: Badgers do well in Holland since they are better protected (see picture) – now they cause increased disturbance for citizens living close to their settlements. What are the solutions: h...

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How to support healthy ageing in primary care?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Healthy Ageing

While older people in Europe are increasingly healthy and working into higher age, a substantial number of older adults will experience reduced functional ability significant parts of their life time, while others will experience intermittent reduced function and regain most of their capabilities. How could decision makers, users and primary care staff work towards healthy ageing, meeting the needs of people in such different situations?  He...

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