Senior-friendly change is a slow, incremental, accretive process – not a single decision or act but a long process of quality improvement, adding one change at a time which slowly over ten years has made a big difference. There is no one single best solution! Just start making changes that prioritize the needs of older people and your staff’s needs to provide care to older people.
To read more about or view the complete Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines please visit: https://www.acep.org/geriedguidelines/ In order to facilitate elderly care in the Emergency department,...Read More
Implementing new ideas, protocols, and tools is great. And if every member of the team is on board 100% of the time, it is even better. But the reality is not so always so rosy: that is why a qualit...Read More
Staffing a senior-friendly ED means, in fact, building an interdisciplinary team. The guidelines state “The geriatric ED Staff and administration provides a multi-disciplinary team of care prov...Read More