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Home Modification

AJN, American Journal of Nursing

Author: Cook McCullagh, M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2006

Abstract:

Almost 50 million Americans-about one in five-live with a mental or physical disability, many in homes that are inconvenient, restrictive, or dangerous for them. Modifying the home using universal (barrier-free) design, architectural accessibility, and other such concepts can reduce the risk of falls and improve overall function. Nurses can be involved by assessing patients' living quarters and recommending specific modifications


Further Details

Publish Dates: October 2006
Pages: 10
Volume: 106
Issue: 10
Section: 54
Accession Number: November, 2010
Keywords: United States, older, cognitive, mental, modification, housing
Reads: 207
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