A narrative exploration of older people's transitions into residential care.

@article{Lee2013ANE,
  title={A narrative exploration of older people's transitions into residential care.},
  author={Victoria S P Lee and Jane Simpson and Katherine A Froggatt},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={48-56}
}
OBJECTIVES Moving into residential care has been argued to be a significant life transition for older people, often resulting in stress and anxiety. This research aimed to explore qualitatively older people's experiences of this transition, including how relocation is reflected upon and incorporated into their personal narratives. METHOD Eight older adults (65-97 years) living in a residential facility for between three and 12 months participated in interviews focussed on their experiences of… CONTINUE READING

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