Elderly patients in hospitals have unique needs that require special care and attention. Nurses play a vital role in providing this care and ensuring that these patients receive the best possible treatment. The elderly population is growing at an unprecedented rate. By 2030, it is estimated that there will be over 72 million people aged 65 and. As of recent, the role of occupational therapy within PrairieCare has transitioned from the inpatient setting to a solely outpatient consultation basis. The purpose of this blog is to identify the role of occupational therapy in the mental health setting and to highlight the plethora of evidence-based approaches with children and adolescents. What is Occupational. To improve availability of and access to quality health care by people especially for those residing in rural areas, the poor, women and children. 1. Stabilize population 2. Make health institutions full functional even at grass root level 3. Reduce IMR to 501000 LB by 2010 4. Reduce MMR to 250100000 by 2010 5. Reduce TFR to 2.1 by 2010 6. Cooperation with families in treatment and their role as providers of family support necessitate that family caregivers improve their skills in patient care. Therefore, it is also important that through either self-study or practical application, family members obtain the knowledge and skills required to improve patient care to elderly people living with the disease. Improving Health Literacy to Protect Patient Safety, communication problems among health care providers, patients, and families are common and a leading root cause of adverse outcomes. 1) Addressing health literacythe capacity of individuals to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate. Between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world's population over 60 years will double from about 11 to 22. Population Number. The Elderly population are living and. IMPACT OF AGING MEMBERS IN THE FAMILY. When you live with your aging parents or assume a high amount of daily care for them you experience a change in your family roles. This shift can cause guilt and stress, as family members work to find a place in the new family dynamic, but it can also result in more open communication among family members. Oral hygiene of elderly people in long term care institutions a cross-sectional study. Gerodontology. 2006;23195204. Jablonski R, Munro CL, Grap MJ, Elswick RK. The role of biobehavioral, environmental, and social forces on oral health disparities in frail and functionally dependent nursing home elders. Biol Res Nurs. 2005;77582. Provider Training & Continuing Education. Falls are a common and serious health threat to adults 65 and older. Every year, more than 1 in 4 older adults falls, but more than half of those who fall dont tell their healthcare provider. The Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, and Injuries (STEADI) initiative was developed in response to this. Sholevar 2 defines family therapy as any use of a family-focused intervention to bring out behavioral andor attitudinal changes in one or more family members Although the family may be involved in many schools of psychotherapy, family therapy represents the most direct branch of psychotherapy that deals with the family system as a whole.