+AA
Fr
Back
Web Resource Rating

When It's Time to Leave Home


What is a Web Resource Rating?

Evaluations that tell you whether free resources on the internet are based on scientific research

Got It, Hide this
  • Rating:
  • Website: National Institute on Aging
  • Resource type: General web page

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Deciding if a parent should move into a long-term care facility is a hard decision as parents are often hesitant to make the move. Use this resource to learn about options for seniors who are seriously ill, need help with care or who are in need of financial aid.


View This General web page
Keywords

independence, housing options, caregiver decisions, community services

Browse topics

How was this rated?

Step 1 - Evidence-based

Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?


Step 2 - Transparency

Is it clear who developed the resource and how?


Step 3 - Usability

Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?


Rated on: 1/23/2019 12:38:15 PM

Related Web Resources

  • Dementia in long-term care

    Canadian Institute for Health Information
    Older adults with dementia may need to move into long-term care homes if they can no longer stay at home. These people have higher risk of getting physically restrained or given antipsychotic medication. Changes to policy and education have made these things happen less often.
  • Dementia in home and community care

    Canadian Institute for Health Information
    Adults with dementia that live at home have complicated care needs. This resource provides information about caregiving for a person with dementia, and about how to transition into long-term care.
  • Dehydration: Do we really know how to spot it?

    Evidently Cochrane
    It can be difficult to accurately spot signs of dehydration. Focusing on boosting hydration may be a better approach. Offer ice treats, fruits, chilled drinks, simple drinking containers, easy access to drinks and encourage visitors to make drinks to share.
Learn more about how we rate Web Resources

DISCLAIMER: Web Resource Ratings are provided for informational purposes only and to facilitate discussions with your healthcare providers, family members, or informal care givers. They are not a substitute for advice from your own health care professionals. The Portal is not responsible for the content of external websites, nor is it an endorsement of that website or the site’s owners (or their products/services). The Web Resource Ratings may be reproduced for not-for-profit educational purposes only. Any other uses must be approved by the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal (info@mcmasteroptimalaging.org).

Register for free access to all Professional content

Register
Want the latest in aging research? Sign up for our email alerts.
Subscribe

Support for the Portal is largely provided by the Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative. AGE-WELL is a contributing partner. Help us to continue to provide direct and easy access to evidence-based information on health and social conditions to help you stay healthy, active and engaged as you grow older. Donate Today.

© 2012 - 2019 McMaster University | 1280 Main Street West | Hamilton, Ontario L8S4L8 | +1 905-525-9140 | Terms Of Use