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Psychotropic medications in older people in residential care facilities and associations with quality of life: a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-26)
Background Psychotropic medications have been associated with many adverse outcomes in older people living in residential care. Home-like models of residential care may be preferable to traditional models of care and we ...
Association of cardiovascular system medications with cognitive function and dementia in older adults living in nursing homes in Australia
(Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 2017-06-28)
Objective To examine associations between cardiovascular system medication use with cognition function and diagnosis of dementia in older adults living in nursing homes in Australia. Methods As part of a cross-sectional ...
Suprascapular Nerve Block for Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain Post Stroke: Subgroup Analysis of Pain Response
(Jacobs Publishers, 2015-09-01)
Background and Aims: Suprascapular nerve block is an effective intervention for hemiplegic shoulder pain post stroke.This study aims to ascertain baseline variables associated with significant shoulder pain reduction in a ...
Diagnosis of dementia in residential aged care settings in Australia: An opportunity for improvements in quality of care?
Objective: To examine the cognitive status of Australians living in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) and whether or not a dementia diagnosis was recorded. Methods Cross‐sectional study of 541 residents of 17 ...
Early supported discharge by caregiver-mediated exercises and e-health support after stroke - a proof of concept trial
(American Heart Association, Inc, 2016-07)
Background and Purpose—: This proof-of-concept trial investigated the effects of an 8-week program of caregiver-mediated exercises commenced in hospital combined with tele-rehabilitation services on patient self-reported ...
Clustered domestic residential aged care in Australia: fewer hospitalisations and better quality of life
(Australasian Medical Publishing Company, 2018-06-04)
Objective: To compare the outcomes and costs of clustered domestic and standard Australianmodels of residential aged care. Design: Cross-sectional retrospective analysis of linked health service data, January 2015 e ...
Should we provide outreach rehabilitation to very old people living in Nursing Care Facilities after a hip fracture? A randomised controlled trial
(Oxford Academic, 2019-02-22)
To determine whether a 4-week postoperative rehabilitation program delivered in Nursing Care Facilities (NCFs) would improve quality of life and mobility compared with receiving usual care.
Associations between the Drug Burden Index, Potentially Inappropriate Medications and Quality of Life in Residential Aged Care
Background Inappropriate polypharmacy may negatively impact the quality of life of residents in aged care facilities, but it remains unclear which medications may influence this reduced quality of life. Objective The ...
Clustered domestic model of residential care is associated with better consumer rated quality of care
(Oxford University Press, 2018-08-28)
Objective To compare consumer rated quality of care among individuals living long-term in homelike clustered domestic and standard models of residential care in Australia. Design Cross-sectional study. Setting Seventeen ...
Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain Reduces Quality of Life After Acute Stroke: A Prospective Population-Based Study
(Wolters Kluwer Health Inc, 2016-10-31)