CHFD 3710(iii)

CHFD 3710(iii) - Most older people live on their own in...

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CHFD 3710 Three Models of Health Care Medical Model Care in hospital, doctor’s office, nursing home Drugs, surgery,rehabilitation Physicians control most treatment Little focus on prevention or community based care Healthcare reimbursement system supports medical model *U.S.—ONLY industrialized country without Universal healthcare Most support institutional services Medicare Medicaid Very little public funding support for community care The Social Model Focus on person’s ability to function in the social world
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Unformatted text preview: Most older people live on their own in community May need help with ADLs & IADLs Possible ways: Formal and informal care Case management Multidisciplinary assessment The Health Promotion Model Focus on disease prevention and reduced disability With support, some can region lost abilities Improving fitness & well-being New Strategies Yoga classes Diet education Antismoking campaigns Flu vacation *the above are examples of treatment and management*...
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