Translating dementia research into home-based practice:
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Explain the evidence-based Dementia research of Laura Gitlin and Mary Mittleman. Describe the issues involved in translating Gitlin and Mittleman's research into home-based practice. Describe necessary policy changes to allow use of the Gitlin and Mittelman translated research into Medicare home health coverage.
Keyword(s): Dementia, Evidence Based Practice
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I practiced in home care and hospice for 25 years and have a MSW and MPH.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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