Evolving models of Geriatric Nursing care

Mathy Mezey, Marie Boltz, Jessica Esterson, Ethel Mitty

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Abstract

Outcomes of care improve when older patients are cared for by nurses with demonstrated competence in geriatrics and in environments that structure nursing care around the needs of older adults. The past twenty years has seen the development of a number of exciting new nursing models in the delivery of care for older adults. This article highlights some of these evolving models of nursing practice in assisted living, home care, hospitals, and nursing homes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-15
Number of pages5
JournalGeriatric Nursing
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gerontology

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