- Residents interact more if chairs are positioned in small groups. // Nursing Older People;Jun2011, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p6
The article discusses the recommendations of psychologists on placement of chairs in a room to encourage more interaction among residents of care homes.
- People with dementia need care champions. Dening, Karen Harrison // Nursing Older People;Dec2011, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p8
The author asserts the importance for nurses in care homes to value their work as well as to be confident in their knowledge, skills and practice when taking care of people with dementia.
- Life in a nursing home. // Consumer Reports;Aug95, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p521
Presents insights on what life is like in a nursing home. Neglect of residents by staff; Efforts of residents to maintain their dignity; Abandonment by family members.
- Health center under fire after looks into death. Jefferson // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/11/99, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p5
Reports on the Indiana Department of Health's filing of licensure action against the Robin Run Health Center nursing home in Indianapolis, for allegedly failing to safeguard a resident. Results of an inspection conducted by the state in the facility; Actions being considered by the department...
- Daily life in a nursing home Has it changed in 25 years? Ice, Gillian Harper // Journal of Aging Studies;Nov2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p345
In 1974, Gottesman and Bourestom reported that nursing home residents spent 56% of their day doing nothing. Since then, activity programming has significantly expanded. This study reexamined how nursing home residents spend their day. Twenty-seven residents of a nursing home facility were...
- An activity program for the cognitively inpaired. Taft, Carol; Rusdal, Mary; Nutt, Beth; Graham, Kristi; Hilton, Virginia; McNeal, DeAnna; Fisher, Chris // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Mar98, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p58
Provides information on the program launched by a nursing home in Tacoma, Washington that disciplines resident with cognitive impairment. Details on the schedule of the program; Objective data disclosed during the initial resident assessment.
- Getting Everyone into the Act. BONN, KAREN L. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Feb99, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p80
Suggests that all nurses should understand how important active and passive movement and environmental stimuli are to each nursing home resident. Examples of activities that can be assign to residents; Participation from the nursing home staff; Significance of such program.
- A Wish List. Hoban, Sandra // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Nov2001, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p31
Presents information on the Tree of Dreams program of the Penacook Place nursing facility in Haverhill, Massachusetts. How the program was created; Details on the implementation of the program; Benefits of the program to residents.
- Nursing home quality project will include look at antipsychotic use. // Behavioral Health Accreditation & Accountability Alert;Jan2002, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the plan of the federal government to launch a pilot program to explore the performance of nursing home patients in five U.S. states. Goal of the initiative; Details of the risk-adjusted quality measures for nursing homes identified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services;...