psychogeriatric


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psychogeriatric

(ˌsaɪkəʊdʒɛrɪˈætrɪk)
adj
(Medicine) Technical (of an older person) no longer in touch with everyday realities; exhibiting delusions; mentally incompetent
n
a. offensive a confused old person
b. an impersonal label for a patient, as a unit, requiring institutional services appropriate for a mentally disordered old person
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It currently runs Talbot Park in Timaru, which has 42 hospital beds and 25 psychogeriatric beds and employs around 100 staff.
Mohr is a member of the American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics (ASENT), the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum, the International Psychogeriatric Association, the Canadian Psychological Association, the Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the Movement Disorders Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and the International Neuropsychological Society.
Capacity for psychogeriatric patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital will also increase from 20 to 40 beds by mid-2017, to accommodate some of the patients from the Repatriation General Hospital.
The 29th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society 2014.
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Then, Marvin Barg, [a qualified music therapist from the US] came to Melbourne and a "position was created for him at Willsmere" (a psychogeriatric facility in Kew).
Management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in a dedicated psychogeriatric unit: A pilot experience.
a psychogeriatric unit at Stikland Hospital and a province-wide system of community care at Oranje Hospital in Bloemfontein.
This made it possible for services that included the Valkenberg admission and long-stay wards, a large forensic unit, a psychogeriatric unit, and wards for children and adolescents to be co-ordinated comprehensively--then unusual in South Africa.
A multifactorial intervention for the prevention of falls in psychogeriatric nursing home patients, a randomised controlled trial (RCT).