Update to characteristics and utilization of physician specialist services among older adults with dementia and frailty in Ontario
Project ID: 2022-030/2024 0800 263 000
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario
ICES Scientists: Luke Mondor, Michael Paterson, Lesley Plumptre, Susan Bronskill
Summary: This study is aims to examine the current access to geriatric physician specialists (geriatric medicine and geriatric psychiatrist) for older adults aged 65 years and older using administrative health care databases at ICES and with two subgroup analyses – of older adults who are identified with dementia, and also of older adults who are identified with frailty.
Status: In review