Alzheimer's special care unitsNursing Clinics of North America
NLM Title AbbreviationNurs Clin North Am
AbstractAn overview of Alzheimer's special care units is provided, including the several models that have been used to guide their development. Philosophy and programming, physical and social environments, staff selection and training, admission and discharge criteria, family programming, and quality and cost features are described. Evaluation and research of special units and interventions for residents with Alzheimer's, their family members and staff caregivers are discussed.
- Alzheimer's Disease,
- Health Facility Environment,
- Health Facilities,
- Patient Admission,
- Patient Discharge,
- Personnel Staffing and Scheduling,
- Quality Assurance,
- Costs and Cost Analysis,
- Public Policy
Published Article/Book CitationNursing Clinics of North America, 29:1 (1994) pp.173-194.
Citation InformationMeridean Maas, Elizabeth A. Swanson, Janet K. Specht and Kathleen C. Buckwalter. "Alzheimer's special care units" Nursing Clinics of North America Vol. 29 Iss. 1 (1994) p. 173 - 194 ISSN: 0029-6465
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/elizabeth_swanson/18/