The Center for Restorative Care (CRC) specializes in providing acute inpatient care for patients who are 65 and older. The CRC seeks to minimize the hazards of hospitalization for older adults who are receiving treatment for acute medical issues by employing a multidisciplinary team that focuses on patient priorities, mobility, delirium prevention, medication management and maintaining patients' independence in the community.
Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE)
NICHE is a nationwide program that provides resources to hospitals to improve the care delivered to all older adults. It specializes in providing patient-centered geriatric care and connecting patients with appropriate community resources when necessary.
The following Geriatric Vital Signs are reviewed daily:
- Skin issues
- Sleep problems
The CRC team of medical providers is comprised of physicians fellowship trained in Geriatric Medicine, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, pharmacists, nutritionists and care coordinators. These medical providers ensure that patients maximize their function and cognition throughout their hospital stay.
Center for Restorative Care for Older Adults
Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel St., Verdi 4 West
New Haven, CT 06511