Priority 14 from the Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What can be done to increase the availability of services to support older adults to live in their own homes? (JLA PSP Priority 14)
Overall ranking 14
JLA question ID 0083/14
Explanatory note

While there are many services and programs available to help older people to live in their own homes, people wanted evidence which addressed the problem of availability and accessibility of these services


 None identified

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples That there will be sufficient and appropriate services to keep me in my own home until my death. We have renovated our home to age and die in place. ~ Home care services and support as most wanted to stay in their homes. ~ Too much focus on acute care and physician supports, more home care, in home visits needed, use of nursing services. ~ There are insufficient services in home care for all disciplines to provide care in their homes. ~ growing need for support for seniors aging at home
Submitted by  Health/Social care provider 24, Caregiver 11, Older Adult 15
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0083
PSP name 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