2019 № 3 Models of Geriatric Care in Russia and Europe: Preconditions, Current State, Prospects
The article analyses directions and problems of the developing model of geriatric care in Russia. Key preconditions, organizational forms and problems are reviewed. A comparison with the most developed European models of geriatric care allows to formulate recommendation for future development. In particular, some promising directions include increased integration of medical and social care, development of medical staff’s geriatric competences, establishment of comprehensive geriatric assessment, introduction of advanced assistive technologies.