The Use of End-of-life Homecare Services in Ontario, Canada: Is it Associated with Using Less Acute Care Services in Late Life?

The Use of End-of-life Homecare Services in Ontario, Canada: Is it Associated with Using Less Acute Care Services in Late Life?

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Aim. This research aims to (1) describe the trajectories of how end-of-life nursing and personal support and homemaking (PSH) homecare services are used by patients from homecare admission to death, and (2) investigate whether homecare services use is associated with acute care service use.For the exploratory analysis, the number of hours and visits used by end-of-life homecare patients were analyzed. Figures 2.3 and 2.4 show the histograms of nursing and PSH hours used at 1 and 2 weeks before death. This pattern is evidentanbsp;...


Title:The Use of End-of-life Homecare Services in Ontario, Canada: Is it Associated with Using Less Acute Care Services in Late Life?
Author: Hsien-Yeang Seow
Publisher:ProQuest - 2009
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