National Research Consortium 
Emergency Care for the Elderly

Better care for acutely ill 
older individuals

Nationaal OnderzoeksConsortium
over Spoedzorg voor Ouderen

betere zorg voor
acuut zieke ouderen


Help building a Dutch Knowledge Agenda on Geriatric Emergency Medicine

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In 2025

Scientifically proven better care for acutely ill older people due to:


A nationwide network consisting of professionals and scientists. All experts form the emergency care chain are included, as well as the older patiënts themselves.


Scientifically proven adequate and appropriate care for the acutely ill elderly. 


Reliable figures and adequate knowledge and experience of experts as basic requirements for care policy devoted to improving the quality of emergency care for the older population.  


Training and educating health care providers regarding the specific needs of acutely ill older people.