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Improving Chronic Disease Self-Management by Older Home Health Patients through Community Health Coaching

Description
Describes a pilot study using community volunteers trained as health coaches to assist rural older adults with chronic diseases discharged from home health services in effectively managing their chronic condition, with the intent to reduce their hospital readmission and emergency department use.
Author(s)
Cheryl Dye, Deborah Willoughby, Begum Aybar-Damali, Carmelita Grady, Rebecca Oran, Alana Knudson
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(4), 660
Date
04/2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Chronic disease management · Home health · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention