Priority 12 from the Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada) PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What strategies best allow older adults to remain in their own homes for as long as possible? (JLA PSP Priority 12)
|JLA question ID
The majority of older people want to live in their own homes for as long as possible. The ways in which this aim can be achieved are varied and people wanted more evidence on how this might be done
|Health Research Classification System category
|Generic health relevance
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Providing enough support to help keep individuals in their homes for longer. ~ Will I be able to stay in my own home in my own neighbourhood. ~ It seems like there are too many barriers to age in home . Home Care is not/ does not provide enough resources. other then that it is too costly to hire out private companies. Therefore a bigger stress is put onto hospitals and continuing care facilities. ~ Seniors should be able to live in their own homes as long as they wish.
|Health/Social care provider 16, Caregiver 5, Older Adult 18
|PSP unique ID
|Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada)
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|97 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|13 August 2018