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THE HOUSECALLS PROGRAM FOR SENIORS

WHATPrimary care in-home medical visits and services for homebound seniors.
WHYSeniors who are homebound due to a physical disability, dementia or a psychiatric condition may receive access to medical in home visits from a geriatrician or social worker.
WHEREUCSF Medical Center.
San Francisco, California, USA.


Program Description


" 'We can help intervene before things become an emergency or urgent,' said Rebecca Conant, MD, medical director of the UCSF Housecalls program. 'In the home we can diagnose and treat many chronic illnesses because we can proactively adjust medication, monitor a patient's condition, and often eliminate a need for an emergency room visit or even a hospitalization.' "
-Video UCSF Housecalls Program Brings Medical Care to Homebound Elderly Patients /

The Housecalls Program for Seniors accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal and supplemental insurance coverage.

The Housecalls Program for Seniors not only provides vital in-home medical care visits for seniors but is also used as a teaching tool for medical students.
source:ucsfhealth.org

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