Research queries benefit of home care visits

March 13, 2014 10:08 am

It’s been reported that a study by University College London and the University of Oxford has claimed that home care visits are of ‘no proven benefit’ to elderly, after they found that pensioners who receive such visits do not live longer or have more independent lives.  Researchers say they cannot rule out the possibility that some programmes involving home care visits may be effective, but neither is there significant evidence of benefit.

Community Care.

March 13, 2014 10:08 am


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