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Accident and Emergency departments cause problems for the elderly

Photo: Elderly patient [21/05/2014] Norwegian Accident and Emergency departments are not designed for elderly patients, and their staff often lack geriatric experience.Accident and Emergency departments cause problems for the elderly - Read more

Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention

( Source: REHACARE.de )

[09/04/2014] As more baby boomers reach retirement age, state governments face the likelihood of higher workforce turnover. For example, in the state of Missouri, more than 25 percent of all active state employees will be eligible to retire by 2016.Aging Workforce Requires New Strategies for Employee Retention - Read more

Report Calls for Abolition of Fixed Retirement Age

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Photo: Eldery man working [24/02/2014] A report led by a professor at the University of Southampton recommends the worldwide removal of the fixed or default retirement age (DRA).Report Calls for Abolition of Fixed Retirement Age - Read more

Chronic Neck Pain Common Among Car Crash Victims

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[27/01/2014] A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first large prospective study to evaluate musculoskeletal pain outcomes after motor vehicle collision in the United States.Chronic Neck Pain Common Among Car Crash Victims - Read more

Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood"

Becoming a parent is easy, but being one is not. Their parental role often challenges people with impairment additionally. Children have many needs after all that want to be pleased. What many parents with impairment do not know: They have a right for parent assistance. Parent Assistance: "A Human Right for Parenthood" - Read more

Study Finds Poor Blacks Likely To Get Worse Nursing Home Care

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[11/09/2013] University of Central Florida assistant professor Latarsha Chisholm and colleagues conducted a study, which found that nursing homes that serve predominantly black residents tend to struggle financially and provide lower quality care than nursing homes with no black residents. Study Finds Poor Blacks Likely To Get Worse Nursing Home Care - Read more

A Convention for Holistic Inclusion

In December 2006 the UN Convention has been adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations. On the 3rd May 2008 it came into force. Almost one year later the UN Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities, how it is called officially, also became obligatory for Germany.A Convention for Holistic Inclusion - Read more

Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling”

Not about us without us – This is the principle Hubert Hüppe, German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled, wants to live up to with his work. That’s why the realization of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Convention) is on top of his list.Inclusion: „The Walls Seperating the People Have to Start Crumbling” - Read more

Dementia Care Costs among Highest of all Diseases

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Photo: Dementia patient and nurse [08/04/2013] The costs of caring for people with dementia in the U.S. are comparable to – if not greater than – those for heart disease and cancer, according to new estimates by researchers at the University of Michigan Health System and nonprofit RAND Corporation.Dementia Care Costs among Highest of all Diseases - Read more

Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now”

Every human has individual needs. This has not been fully realized in the German Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI): patients with the onset of dementia do not receive the care they really need. Often relatives care from them at home. They are not supported by the LTCI, even though private home care saves the insurance a lot of money.Dementia: “The Actual Care Dependency Has systematically Been Underreported until now” - Read more

 
 

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