Teaching home care to family medicine residents

Can Fam Physician. 1996 Feb;42:281-6.


A growing elderly population suffering from chronic and debilitating diseases, the rising cost of institutional care, and increasing demand from patients for home visits indicate that home care will become a more important part of family physicians' practice in the future. We describe a model for teaching family medicine residents how to provide home services.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Curriculum
  • Family Practice / education*
  • Female
  • Geriatrics / education*
  • Home Care Services*
  • House Calls*
  • Humans
  • Internship and Residency*
  • Patient Care Team
  • Quebec