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  • Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, Volume 13, Issue 4
  • January 1994, pp. 499-509

The Use of Preventive Home Visits among Frail Elderly Persons: Evidence from Three European Countries

  • John P. Hirdes (a1), Peter J. Naus (a1) and Janet E. Young (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0714980800006358
  • Published online: 29 November 2010
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ABSTRACT

The interest in preventive approaches to the health problems of older persons has increased substantially in recent years, partly in response to escalating health care costs. The present paper involves a critical examination of the potential usefulness of preventive home visits in the Canadian context in light of demonstration projects in other jurisdictions. The paper concludes with recommendations for Canadian research on the use of preventive home visits.

RÉSUMÉ

Au cours des dernières années, les méthodes de prévention face aux problèmes de santé chez les personnes âgées ont suscité un plus vif intérêt, particulièrement en raison de la hausse importante des coûts de soins de santé. Le présent article examine de façon critique la possible utilité des visites de prévention à domicile dans le contexte canadien et ce, à la lumière des projets pilotes menés dans d'autres régions. En conclusion de celui-ci, on retrouve une liste de recommandations de recherches à mener au Canada sur l'utilité de telles visites de prévention à domicile.

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