Dementia patients in institutions : a review of recommendations and research concerning their design, staffing and programming needs

Author: 
Date created: 
1989
Keywords: 
gerontology
aged
aging
Alzheimers disease
AD
dementia
dementias
mental health
mental illness
mental disorders
care
long term care
ltc
design
institutions
care facilities
Abstract: 

Estimates are that today, dementia patients constitute from 40-85% of the population of chronic care facilities. The focus of this paper is on treatment/management and environmental design issues in the institutional setting.

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Book
File(s): 
Statistics: