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Growing and Aging Community

Scenario: To accommodate the rapidly growing and aging community, it is necessary to expand capacity for long-term care by constructing a new hospital wing.

Need help answering the following questions based on the above scenario:

What are the primary health concerns for this patient population?

How would the expansion plan and design meet their medical needs and improve patient satisfaction?

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The top five health concerns for seniors are:
1. Cardiovascular Disease
2. Mental Health Issues
3. Arthritis and Other Joint Problems
4. Falls
5. Prostate Problems

If one is considering expanding a hospital I think a "step up" type care approach is beneficial. That way family members aren't trying to find new locations for their loved ones when they need more care. I see this frequently in my job. Many of the ...

Solution Summary

The top five health concerns for seniors are exemplified in this posting.