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Improving American Indian Eldercare through Enhanced Community Educational Resources

Gerontology & Geriatrics Education

Author: John, R., Dietz, T. L., Gittings, R., Roy, L. C., Salvini, M. L.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1996


Describes a national project designed to expand home care worker training programs at American Indian colleges & to disseminate information to a broad range of individuals & organizations involved in service provision & advocacy on behalf of American Indian elders. The project replicated a home care worker training program at one college & provided planning grants to three others in the state to evaluate the feasibility of implementing home care programs there. The project resulted in greater availability & better quality community-based home care for frail elders, & in the dissemination of knowledge about American Indian aging issues to service providers, tribal leaders, & educators.

Further Details

Pages: 65-82
Volume: 17
Issue: 1
Accession Number: 8.5.03
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 26/08/2013
Keywords: North Americaolderhome careservice provision
Reads: 155