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  1. Programming quality services for older adults in long-term care facilities

    Contributor(s):: Rancourt, Ann M.

    Discusses the need to provide quality services for older adults in long term care (LTC) facilities and suggests changes that LTC professionals should make in the 1990s. Approximately 5 percent of those over 65, or 1.75 million people, are institutionalized in nursing homes. Some have lost...

  2. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Anita Bercovitz, Manisha Sengupta, Adrienne Jones, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin

    Objective—This report presents national estimates on the provision and use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) in hospice. Comparisons of organizational characteristics of hospice care providers are presented by whether the provider offered CAT. Comparisons of...

  3. Crosstrails: a unique foster program to provide safety for pets of women in safehouses

    Contributor(s):: Kogan, Lori R., McConnell, Sherry, Schoenfeld-Tacher, Regina, Jansen-Lock, Pia

  4. Influence of the Eden Alternative on the functional status of nursing home residents

    | Contributor(s):: Hinman, Martha R., Heyl, Deborah M.

    The Eden Alternative™ was initiated to reduce feelings of loneliness, boredom, and helplessness among nursing home residents through interactions with plants, animals, and children in their environment. This study assessed the effects of the Eden Alternative on residents' physical,...

  5. Nursing home culture-change movement: recent past, present, and future directions for research

    | Contributor(s):: Rahman, Anna N., Schnelle, John F.

  6. Putting more heart in the nursing home: what we learned from the dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Banks, William A., Banks, Marian R.

  7. Field testing, refinement, and psychometric evaluation of a new measure of quality of care for assisted living

    | Contributor(s):: Rantz, Marilyn J., Aud, Myra A., Zwygart-Stauffacher, Mary, Mehr, David R., Petroski, Gregory F., Owen, Steven V., Madsen, Richard W., Flesner, Marcia, Conn, Vicki, Maas, Meridean

  8. 2010: Commemorating the centennial year of the death of Florence Nightingale and the International Year of the Nurse

    | Contributor(s):: Harris, M. D.

  9. Pflegerische Versorgung im Bereich der stationären Altenhilfe

    | Contributor(s):: Schneekloth, U.