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How to reduce unplanned hospitalisations of the nursing home residents

Key points and solutions - Organisation of care pathways
Tool to improve professional practice - Posted on Jul 27 2015

Avoidable and/or inappropriate hospitalizations for nursing home residents are frequently associated with negative impact, causing functional and cognitive decline. The prevention of these hospitalizations requires several complementary approaches: firstly, chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes can be managed optimally by the general practitioner, and secondly, risk prevention policies and alternatives to hospitalization must be implemented into the nursing home.



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