Family Care/IRIS 2.0: The Concept Paper

Building on the foundation of Family Care and IRIS, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today released a draft Concept Paper for Family Care/IRIS 2.0, to enhance the scope of services available to adults with disabilities and frail elderly, and to extend those services to every county in the state. To read the Concept Paper go to: (web) “This coordinated care model focusses on the whole person, including overall health and service needs, while maintaining the ability to self-...(see release)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - Category: Hospital Management Authors: Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 28 September 2020Source: The Arts in PsychotherapyAuthor(s): Angelle Cook
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The compliance was relatively low due to several challenges, which could serve as a tobacco control policy lesson in a lower-middle-income country. PMID: 32986364 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Asian Pac J Cancer Prev Source Type: research
Authors: Gupta R, Panwar RB, Sharma A, Panwar SR, Rao RS, Gupta BK Abstract Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) disables millions in Asia and Africa. Epidemiological data and clinical studies in India have reported a significant decline in its prevalence in last century. Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study estimated that RHD in India led to 395/100000 disability adjusted life years (DALYs) and 9.2/100000 deaths in 1990. This declined to 270/100000 and 7.9/100000, respectively, in 2017. School-based epidemiological studies in India have reported decline in clinically diagnosed RHD. On the other hand, GBD study has report...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Conditions:   Stroke;   Physical Disability Interventions:   Device: real stimulation;   Device: No stimulation Sponsors:   Medical University of South Carolina;   Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This guidance is for those who provide unpaid care, such as friends or family, to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults. This guidance aims to help those with caring responsibilities keep people with learning disabilities and autistic people safe, to support them to understand the changes they need to make during the COVID-19 outbreak, and to protect their own wellbeing. Update: 28 September 2020 Replaced links to social distancing guidance and easy-read counterpart with updated guidance on staying alert and safe, coronavirus outbreak FAQs and guidance on meeting with others safely.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This guidance has been updated to clarify how many days travellers should self-isolate for and from which day the self-isolation period starts (that is, the day after they leave the non-exempt country). 25 September 2020 Updated to reflect the self-isolation requirements for international travellers arriving into the UK. The changes exempt travellers arriving from countries on the travel corridors list. The updates also clarify how many days travellers should self-isolate for and fr om which day the self-isolation period starts (that is, the day after they leave the non-exempt country). 15 September 2020 ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This report looks at Care Act easement provisions and temporary Mental Health Act provisions as well as local authority duties to children and young people with special educational needs. It concludes that these provisions have the potential to substantially restrict or curtail rights that disabled people rely on for their quality of life.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: An association was not determined between SLD and and serum BDNF levels. Our study was the first to investigate this relationship and provided preliminary data on this topic. There is a need for further studies with large patient groups of phenotypic homogeneity. PMID: 32978954 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Turkish Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The number of suicide attempts might be higher in BPD patients with avoidant or anxious attachment styles, high intolerance of uncertainty and high levels of disability. PMID: 32978953 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Turkish Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
This study reports a survey of 1,678 psychological practitioners accessed through professional networks. The short Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale (SWEMWBS) and the Psychological Practitioner Workplace Wellbeing Measure (PPWWM) were administered with a demographic questionnaire. The mean for the SWEMWBS was below that of a national population survey. The inter-correlation of these tests was.61. Subgroup analyses showed significant differences: assistant psychologists, counsellors and psychological wellbeing practitioners demonstrated better than average workplace wellbeing. But for general wellbeing (SWEMWBS) trai...
Source: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Psychol Psychother Source Type: research
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