John Morley, Professor of Geriatrics and Endocrinology at the St Louis University, Missouri, describes the work of the Taskkforce convened by the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) and the World Health Organisation, to develop a core curriculum for nursing home care.
The EUGMS Congress website (which is controlled and run by the congress secretariat
http://www.eugms.org/, as the forefront of Geriatric Medicine in Europe, receives on average over 9000 visits per month from Geriatricians across Europe, Asia, The Americas, Africa, Australia and Oceania. We envisage our website as the place to visit when you want to find out what is happening in Geriatric Medicine in Europe but also as the communication platform for Geriatricians. Continue reading →
Telecare and telehealth are being championed as important components in the response to the needs of an ageing population. What happens when you ‘open the black box’ and take a look inside? A review of a large scale piece of research suggests the answer might not be as clear cut as we might like. Continue reading →
The fifth meeting of ELTECA advisory board and the second ELTECA conference was held on 25 and 27 April 2013 in the Hotel Grand Majestic Plaza in Prague. ELTECA (originally the working title) is the acronym for Exchange of Experience in Long-Term Care. The theme of the conference focused on the issues of dementia and pain in long-term care. Continue reading →