Archive for August, 2013

PACE – All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a fully integrated interdisciplinary model for the delivery of healthcare to frail elderly adults. At the August 2013 meeting, Dr. Jocelyn Reeder provided an overview of the history of PACE and discussed how it has become a recognized standard of healthcare delivery in our current economic environment. PACE represents the new standard for community-based comprehensive integrated care to the elderly. You can listen to the entire presentation by clicking below.

Dr. Jocelyn ReederDr. Jocelyn (Jo) Reeder PT DPT GCS graduated as a physiotherapist in 1983 from King’s College London. She practiced physiotherapy in a variety of patient care settings in the National Health Service before moving in 1989 to Boston Massachusetts where she worked at Massachusetts General Hospital. After a brief return to England, Jo and her family settled in Charlottesville in 1994. Jo has worked at UVA Medical Center and also in long-term care in Charlottesville. She gained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008 from Shenandoah University and was certified as a geriatric clinical specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy in 2009. She has served as the rehabilitation manager for Continuum Home Health Care.