[Waiting list for nursing home admission gives limited insight of the problems. Study in handling of the waiting list and the consequences for the patients].

  • Franka Meiland
  • Published 2002 in Tijdschrift voor gerontologie en geriatrie

Abstract

The waiting list for nursing home admission is expected to remain unacceptably long. A study of the use and of possibly problematic consequences of the waiting list was described in a thesis. Despite long mean waiting periods and many problems (depressive symptoms, experiences of burden) already at the start of the waiting period, the majority of the… (More)

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