Improving Health Care Accessibility for Older Adults with Frailty: The role of Geographical Information Systems.

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Abstract

Population ageing, combined with an increased use of health technologies to manage co-morbidities, is driving an increased demand for health and aged care services. High usage of these services is particularly common in older adults with the geriatric condition of frailty [1]. This vulnerable population group often faces a mismatch between their care needs and access to health care services due to impairments in physical functioning and/or dependence on other people for assistance...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1257-1258
Number of pages2
JournalAging Clinical and Experimental Research
Volume30
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Health service access
  • Frailty
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Equity of access
  • Accessibility

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