Studio della qualità delle Unità di Valutazione Alzheimer in Lombardia

Translated title of the contribution: Quality assessment of Alzheimer Evaluation Units in Lombardia Region

Carlotta Franchi, F. Arosio, G. Salvini Porro, A. Colombo, A. Nobili

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Abstract

Objective. The aim of the study was to evaluate quality standards of Alzheimer Evaluation Units (EAUs) in Lombardia Region. Methods. 20 EAUs out of 81 were randomly selected in Lombardia Region. The structures were compared using some indicators built in relation to quality axis: structure, process and outcome. Results. 18 EAUs sent back the questionnaire filled up. The quantitative and comparative analysis showed a total mean value of 50% for structure indicators, 46% for process and 56% for outcome indicators. Discussion. The realization of this indicators system permitted to evaluate a representative sample of EAUs. Spreading these data to EAUs involved, it will be able to develop strategies to improve qualitative standards, to assure the best service to patients and their caregivers.

Translated title of the contributionQuality assessment of Alzheimer Evaluation Units in Lombardia Region
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)278-282
Number of pages5
JournalGiornale di Gerontologia
Volume58
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ageing
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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    Franchi, C., Arosio, F., Salvini Porro, G., Colombo, A., & Nobili, A. (2010). Studio della qualità delle Unità di Valutazione Alzheimer in Lombardia. Giornale di Gerontologia, 58(5), 278-282.