'Finding home': a grounded theory on how older people 'find home' in long-term care settings.

@article{Cooney2012FindingHA,
  title={'Finding home': a grounded theory on how older people 'find home' in long-term care settings.},
  author={Adeline Cooney},
  journal={International journal of older people nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={188-99}
}
BACKGROUND A link between residents 'feeling at home' in long-term care facilities and 'quality of life' is emerging in the literature. Few studies, however, have focused on what helps residents to find a home in long-term care settings. This study aimed to fill this gap. AIM This study aimed to understand older peoples' perceptions of 'being at home' in long-term care settings and the factors that influence these perceptions. DESIGN Grounded theory guided the study design. Residents (n… CONTINUE READING

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