The right person at the right time: Ensuring person-centered care

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The diversity of needs and goals among older adults is increasing with demographic shifts. The ability of any healthcare provider to deliver a high-quality/high-value, person-centered encounter depends on a number of factors, including licensure/scope of practice and other systems-level factors, including education/preparation, relevant policies, team connectedness, and quality measures. This article examines the question of scope of practice from a broad perspective of what is needed and what is possible, with the goal of identifying the right person at the right time to provide high-value, high-quality, person-centered care for older adults.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-55
Number of pages9
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016


  • Healthcare team
  • Person-centered care
  • Scope of practice

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Life-span and Life-course Studies


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