Patient/Family Resources

Download this important fact sheet to learn more about geriatric patient's special needs:

In addition, a number of resources are available through NICHE and other organizations for geriatric patients and caregivers to assist them with:

  • Nurse/family partnering strategies
  • Medication use
  • Community care options
  • Dementia
  • Self-care for family caregivers
  • Work and eldercare topics
  • Discharge planning
  • And much moreā€¦.

ASK YOUR NURSE OR DOCTOR FOR HELP ACCESSING RESOURCES.

Families are Key

NICHE Recognizes that families are key members of the healthcare team. Hospital nurses are in a unique position to work with families as partners to better provide quality care. The NICHE program gives nurses and other staff the knowledge and resources to help meet the specialized needs of hospitalized older adult patients and their families.