Along the healthcare process, ensuring and coordinating services that result in patients’ positive health outcomes requires strong and effective partnership between patients, families, and healthcare require. On these factors, the current scientific debate is devoting increasing attention to the role of caregivers in supporting elderly patient health engagement. This chapter discuss experiences from the field about the caregivers’ role in sustaining the care process and helping patients both to cope with complex medical regimes and to manage changes in their daily life. In the light of the PHE model, the authors will propose specific supportive actions that caregivers may enact to effectively address their loved ones’ needs along the engagement process

Barello, S., Savarese, M., Graffigna, G., The role of caregivers in the elderly healthcare journey: Insights for sustaining elderly patient engagement, in Graffigna, G., Barello, S., Triberti, S. (ed.), Patient Engagement: A Consumer-Centered Model to Innovate Healthcare, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. Berlin Boston, Berlin 2016: 108- 119. 10.1515/9783110452440-010 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/88739]

The role of caregivers in the elderly healthcare journey: Insights for sustaining elderly patient engagement

Barello, Serena;Savarese, Mariarosaria;Graffigna, Guendalina
2016

Abstract

Along the healthcare process, ensuring and coordinating services that result in patients’ positive health outcomes requires strong and effective partnership between patients, families, and healthcare require. On these factors, the current scientific debate is devoting increasing attention to the role of caregivers in supporting elderly patient health engagement. This chapter discuss experiences from the field about the caregivers’ role in sustaining the care process and helping patients both to cope with complex medical regimes and to manage changes in their daily life. In the light of the PHE model, the authors will propose specific supportive actions that caregivers may enact to effectively address their loved ones’ needs along the engagement process
Inglese
Patient Engagement: A Consumer-Centered Model to Innovate Healthcare
978-311045244-0
Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. Berlin Boston
Barello, S., Savarese, M., Graffigna, G., The role of caregivers in the elderly healthcare journey: Insights for sustaining elderly patient engagement, in Graffigna, G., Barello, S., Triberti, S. (ed.), Patient Engagement: A Consumer-Centered Model to Innovate Healthcare, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. Berlin Boston, Berlin 2016: 108- 119. 10.1515/9783110452440-010 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/88739]
File in questo prodotto:
Non ci sono file associati a questo prodotto.

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/10807/88739
Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? ND
  • Scopus 6
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 5
social impact