ESR 6: Developing international guidance for optimal transitional care in senior citizens
16 April 2020
Early Stage Researcher 6 - Carlotta Jarach - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheva, Israel
Developing international guidance for optimal transitional care in senior citizens
Project update: Carlotta just started working at Ben Gurion in January 2020, an update will follow soon.
Project leader: Prof. Dr. Moriah Ellen
Department of Health Systems Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheva, Israel
Objective of the project: To develop guidance for essential elements of good transitional care for senior citizens.
ESR 6 will deliver guidance and practical tools for supporting optimal transitions among senior citizens. Tools will be developed to support a) senior citizens and their informal caregivers and b) care professionals.
Further results from the work performed by ESR6 are an overview of the evidence for methods to facilitate the improvement of care transitions, and consensus on relevant elements of support for improving these transitions.
These products will have high generic value and will be developed for international use.
Academic secondment & Joint degree university: Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Meyer
Non-academic secondment: AGE Platform Europe, Brussels, Belgium Supervisor: Borja Arrue