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Current Trends in Home Health Care

D Suguna Mary., R Rajalakshmi.

Keywords : Agencies, Caregiver, Nursing Standards & Practice,Home health care

Citation Information : Mary. DS, Rajalakshmi. R. Current Trends in Home Health Care. 2015; 4 (1):28-32.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-4106

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-06-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

India has the second largest geriatric population in the world. Of the 300 million over-60s, 200 million are likely to be suffering from chronic ailments, and so it is essential to concentrate on Home healthcare includes supportive, preventive, promotive and rehabilitative services with the facilities available at the patient\'s home. Home health care helps them get better, regain independence, and become as self-sufficient as possible. It also helps to ensure a “good quality of life.”This article focuses on the Current Trends in Home health Care and the Standards, Challenges and the future plans in Home health Care nursing.


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