Source: Health Services Advisory Group
The Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) encourages you to download “Talking with Your Older Patient,” a guide prepared by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health.
We all know that good doctor-to-patient communication is a cornerstone of supporting good health. We also know that this is a teachable skill, so HSAG encourages you to download the guide to learn:
- How you can effectively interact with patients facing multiple illnesses
and/or hearing and vision impairments
- The best way to approach sensitive topics such as driving privileges
or assisted living
- Ways to help older patients who are experiencing confusion or
If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Hollopeter, LPN, CPHQ, CPHIMS, or call 614.307.2036.