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

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

Contact: Rikke Kongensgaard

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.

Contact: Troels Kjærskov Hansen

Publication: 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. 2021;7(1):36

Visitor restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic in a Danish university hospital

The aims are to

  • describe the path of shifting visitor restrictions and the management of the restrictions from national authority level to nurse managers and their dissemination of the shifting restrictions further on to frontline nurses and, 
  • describe frontline nurses management of the visitor restrictions

Contact: Merete Gregersen