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Concerns about safety, and ageism, are needlessly denying elderly care home residents what is often one of their few remaining pleasures - the right to consensual sex - say specialists in the Journal of Medical Ethics.
Carers working in residential homes need funding and support to upskill to ensure more older people have a home for life instead of being transferred to hospitals and nursing homes, according to a new report.
Many elderly people in residential care feel insecure during relocation or renovation work â€“ but there are ways of handling the situation.
Residents of long-term care tend to be happier if they had been involved in the decision to move into residential care, researchers in Ireland found.
MIAMI, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Karen Peterson has been named vice president and chief nursing officer for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care(R), one of the nation's leading providers of end-of-life care.
Make a difference in the lives of seriously ill adults and children by becoming a San Diego Hospice volunteer. Interested community members are invited to apply for the upcoming free Patient Care Volunteer Training on Saturday, October 18 and Saturday, October 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MIAMI, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- VITAS Innovative Hospice Care(R) announced today a 3-year agreement with Aetna (AET) that will provide Aetna members access to quality hospice services in major metro markets in Florida, Texas and Georgia.
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