Elderly deaths could be avoided if hospital care was replaced with home care

| 21 Nov 2014

A study has found that deaths among the elderly from a common heart problem could be prevented if hospital care was replaced with home care. The study found that tens of thousands of people are discharged from hospital with atrial fibrillation each year, which often leads to re-admission if care is not maintained effectively. 

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Tags: aged care, ageing, home care, hospital

Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at iCareHealth. With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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