A nurse works with staff and clients in the private homes to track vulnerable clients, promote rapid intervention, provide liaison with the caregiving team, and equip staff in the homes. This type of support and intervention promotes quality of care for seniors while keeping them at home as long as possible. This operating approach also fosters a more efficient use of resources by reducing a reliance on more extensive or intensive resources (emergency rooms and hospitals) when not required by the person’s medical condition. It also tends to give vulnerable seniors in the two homes access to a comparable range of care and services, regardless of where they live.
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