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Hospital Sets Example for Caring for Elderly Patients

Progressive hospitals are realizing that they can provide better care to seniors that also lowers length of stay which reduces costs.    Dr Samir Sinha is a leading geriatrician, and head of geriatrics for Sinai Health System and the University Health Network.

They have implemented strategies to enable seniors in the hospital to be more engaged and active in the day allowing for better sleep at night.

See the article below from the Globe and Mail

Dr. Samir Sinha, Mount Sinai’s Director of Geriatrics walks through the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit at his hospital on December 6, 2016. (JENNIFER ROBERTS/JENNIFER ROBERTS FOR)