Geriatric home healthcare
from Executive Insight
Home healthcare is one of the fastest growing segments in healthcare today. This rapid growth is due to the increasing cost of inpatient healthcare and the increasing number of individuals turning 65 years of age. People are living longer and it is estimated that by the end of the year 2030, 70 million people will be over the age of 65 years.1 This growing in the aging population presents many challenges due to multiple diagnoses and chronic medically complex conditions. Understanding the impact these diseases have on swallowing, cognitive functions and the communication of wants and needs are critical in the utilization of the Speech Language Pathologist.
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