unmet needs

unmet needs

Social care needs of a person in the UK which are not met, either because there are insufficient resources, or the services available do not meet the required standards of quality.
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Whose unmet needs are most pressing, and which strategies should be prioritized?
The people with no unmet needs reported a mean of 2 days per month with headache, compared with 3 days per month for the group with one unmet need, and 5 days per month for those who had two or more needs.
Recommendation: To help ensure that agencies have adequate and consistent information about older adults' needs and the extent to which they are met, the Secretary of Health and Human Services should partner with other government agencies that provide services to Older Americans and, as appropriate, convene a panel or work group of researchers, agency officials, and others to develop consistent definitions of need and unmet need and to propose interim and long-term uniform data collection procedures for obtaining information on older adults with unmet needs for services provided from sources like Title III.
Other unmet needs, such as those for improved access to a broad range of reproductive, maternal and newborn health interventions could be assessed to better monitor service improvements.
Caregivers were stratified by plan choice and asked if their child experienced unmet needs for specific services during the six month period prior to the interview.
Today is World Asthma Day, and the leaders of the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) are calling for stepped-up efforts to address the Unmet Needs of Asthma around the world.
OTTAWA -- Canadians with disabilities have unmet needs for aids and devices mainly because of the high cost of those aids and persons with severe disabilities are affected the most by prohibitive costs says a report prepared by the Canadian Council on Social Development.
For example, a quarter of families with dying relatives receiving home hospice services reported unmet needs for emotional support (overall, half of patients were said to not have received enough emotional support, although this was 1.
is a cardiovascular drug discovery and development company focused on developing effective therapeutics for unmet needs in the field of cardiovascular medicine.
They found that unmet needs were disproportionately prevalent among those with minimal impairment.
Unmet needs were identified in all areas of life functioning, with particular emphasis being placed on inaccessibility of transportation, lack of credit options for purchasing needed technology and inability to try out technology before purchasing it.