Three experimental homes for the elderly mentally ill : final report

Date created: 
1990
Keywords: 
gerontology
aged
aging
care
continuing care
long term care
ltc
mental health
mental illness
mental disorders
Alzheimer's Disease
AD
England
Liverpool
Abstract: 

Against a background of increasing numbers of elderly mentally ill people, the Department of Health [Liverpool] established an initiative to develop and evaluate alternative ways of caring for this client group. Three experimental schemes were established, with the Department providing 50% funding for five years. All three units aim to provide a homely and domestic living environment and provide individualised care for clients.Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2. METHODOLOGY; Chapter 3. OVERVIEW OF THE THREE EXPERIMENTAL HOMES; Chapter 4. THE NEED FOR SERVICES; Chapter 5. STAFF ACTIVITY STUDY; Chapter 6. THE CLIMATE OF CARE; Chapter 7. OUTCOMES OF CARE; Chapter 8. CONCLUSION.

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Technical Report
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