Poster Session  |   July 2017
The Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Home Health Program for Functional Independence of Older Adults in the Home
Author Affiliations
  • Saint Francis Home Care
  • Temple University
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Health and Wellness / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2017
The Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Home Health Program for Functional Independence of Older Adults in the Home
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515219p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2018
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515219p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2018
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

This retrospective study evaluated the effectiveness of a home health care program for functional independence of older adults in the home. Results showed improvements in activity of daily living tasks including bathing, dressing, bed mobility, and transfer skills as well as a decrease in falls and pain levels.

Primary Author and Speaker: Taliah Cook

Additional Authors and Speakers: Rochelle Mendonca