After admission to the GICF facility (which may contain several intervals), 27% of the patients' ADLs improved or slightly improved, 43% were unchanged, and 30% worsened.
When admitted to a GICF, 53% of the caregivers reported that they had already decided that they wanted a LTC placement for their older family member, while 30% reported that their intentions for a GICF admission were for the family member's rehabilitation posthospital discharge.
The patient returned to the GICF for rehabilitation for the second time after another hospitalization.
071), and the duration between being admitted to GICF and applying for placement in an LTC facility (p < 0.
In either case, after a certain time spent in the GICF, and trials and errors at home, caregivers were persuaded by GICF staff and accepted the patient's admission to LTC facilities.
It should be noted that of the 22 older adults admitted to facilities (excluding the eight older adults who were not able to receive home care from the initial GICF admission), 12 older adults (55%) were discharged to LTC facilities due to their caregivers' situations.
First, the records were based on interviews with caregivers, which were conducted and transcribed by social workers at the GICF.
Ikeda, the entire staff of Minami Yamato GICF, and the older adults and families who participated in this study.