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Participation of relatives in geriatric follow-up home visits after discharge

The aim of this study was to evaluate if participation of relatives in geriatric follow-up home visits after discharge reduced unplanned hospital readmission in frail older patients.

 

Involving frail older patients and their relatives in research

The objective was to investigate the extent to which patients and relatives were willing and able to be involved as fellow transitional care researchers while seeking relevant transitional care outcome measures and investigating frail older patients’ views on care transitions.

Hansen TK, Jensen AL, Damsgaard EM, Rubak TM, Jensen MEJ, Gregersen M. Involving frail older patients in identifying outcome measures for transitional care—a feasibility study. Research Involvement and Engagement. Accepted for publication May 2021.