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Assisted living facilities and home care agencies: facilitating aging in place

Home Healthcare Consultant

Author: Arnold, N. L., Critchfield, L., Arnold, W. J., Sullivan, C. M., Enright, J. M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1998

Abstract:

Assisted living facilities are fast becoming a popular form of residential homes for frail seniors and others in need of 24-hour scheduled and unscheduled services. Services provided by most facilities include assistance with activities of daily living, three meals daily, housekeeping, laundry, and social activities. The common goals among assisted living providers are to help residents remain independent, maintain their dignity, and provide for services as these residents "age in place." Home health care agencies can be instrumental in achieving those goals. There are several ways that home care agencies can collaborate with assisted living providers.

Further Details

Pages: 12-3
Volume: 5
Issue: 12
Accession Number: 5.3.03
Research Notes: ILL request made 19/08/2013
Keywords: olderhealth improvementhousing improvementaging in place
Reads: 652
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