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Confound not the distinctions of thy life which nature has divided; that is, youth, adolescence, manhood, and old age; nor in these divided periods, wherein thou are in manner four, conceive thyself but one. Let each distinction have its salutary transition, and critically deliver thee from the...
In Australia, the continuing user rights debate concerning care and protection of older people has concentrated on care of elderly people in the context of the provision of institutional residential care facilities. There has been little discussion of elder abuse in other contexts, particularly...
One hundred and ninety two people with an altered mental state, who had been referred to several geriatric services, were studied with regard to their need for future care. The services were asked to include consideration of the special hostel, even though this facility was not freely available.
Sixty percent of 192 people with an altered mental state were considered to be suitable for admission to a special hostel. One in four of the subgroup had severe cognitive impairment and were incontinent. Two in five were likely to wander away. About half showed evidence of agitation.
The Wingham Assessment and Rehabilitation Unit is part of the Manning Valley Area Health Service in New England, New South Wales. The Unit provides Rehabilitation and Assessment to the Zone 1 area of the New England Health Region. The Therapeutic Activities Centre is part of this Unit and...
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