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Culture change in aged care: the Eden Alternative(TM)
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • Sonya Brownie, Southern Cross University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Peer Reviewed
Peer-Reviewed
Abstract
The article discusses the importance, challenges, and possible risks of using The Eden Alternativeā„¢ approach for culture change in aged care. It says that the approach aims to improve the lives of people who work in residential aged care centers and to boost human growth in these environments. It mentions the use of this approach in the U.S. which reduced the medications utilized by residents, enhanced the sociability of the residents, and lessen the boredom within the facility.
Citation Information

Brownie, S 2011, 'Culture change in aged care: the Eden Alternative(TM)', Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 63-68.