Dependency in homes for elderly people a report of a survey for Hampshire County Council Social Services Department. by Graham Moon

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Published by Social Services Research and Intelligence Unit in Portsmouth .

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SeriesSSRIU occasional paper -- no.13
ContributionsHampshire (England). Social Services Department., Social Services Research and Intelligence Unit.
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Open LibraryOL15328593M
ISBN 100948168072
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Abstract. OBJECTIVE: to investigate dependency and general health status of a cohort of older people admitted to residential or nursing homes for long-term care.

METHOD: we assessed people aged over 65 years within 2 weeks of admission for long-term care to one of 30 nursing or residential homes Cited by: Margret Baltes, a major researcher in gerontology, challenges the view that dependence is a negative and unnecessary consequence of aging. In this important volume, she presents her theory of learned dependency based on twenty years of research, which holds that dependency Cited by:   Residential Care of Elderly People: The Consumers' Views - Volume 7 Issue 2 - David Wilkin, Beverley Hughes Doubleday Anchor Books, New York, 2 Miller, E.

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Method: we assessed people aged over 65. Not all nursing home residents are elderly however; young people with serious disabilities may also live in nursing homes. Conditions that interfere with performance of major activities, such as going to work. Functional dependence is the inability to perform activities of daily living.

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