Developing an integrated system of care for frail seniors

TitleDeveloping an integrated system of care for frail seniors
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsHeckman G.A, Hillier L., Manderson B., McKinnon-Wilson J., Santi S.M, Stolee P.
JournalHealthc Manage Forum
Volume26
Issue4
Pagination200-8
Date PublishedWinter
ISBN Number0840-4704 (Print)<br/>0840-4704
Accession Number24696945
Keywords*Frail Elderly, Aged, 80 and over, Delivery of Health Care, Integrated/*organization & administration, Focus Groups, Humans, Ontario, Program Development/*methods, Qualitative Research
Abstract

A consultation process was undertaken with healthcare providers in the Waterloo Wellington region of southern Ontario to assess current system strengths, challenges and gaps in providing care to frail seniors. The findings were used to implement strategies for improving system integration.

DOI10.1016/j.hcmf.2013.09.003
Alternate JournalHealthcare management forum