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Behind Closed Doors: Exploring Ways to Support Partnered Baby Boomers' Coupledom in Residential Aged Care Settings

  title={Behind Closed Doors: Exploring Ways to Support Partnered Baby Boomers' Coupledom in Residential Aged Care Settings},
  author={Alison Rahn and Cary Bennett and Amy D. Lykins and Tiffany Jones},
ii List of Publications iii Certification of Dissertation iv Acknowledgements v Table of 
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This paper highlights partnered baby boomers’ attitudes to maintaining sexual and intimate relationships in residential care.
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Relationship‐enhancing behaviours that contribute to older adults’ well‐being are scarcely considered in “active ageing” discourses despite relationship quality having been repeatedly linked to
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Results showed that most participants did not see sexual needs as being present in many (or even any) older people living in LTCFs, and Masturbation was the most common way staff thought residents’ sexual needs were being satisfied.


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I work in an outpatients clinic in a large teaching hospital and have observed patient contact shifting and adapting to embrace modern trends in patient needs and expectations.
The challenge of regulating care for older people in Australia
This is the first in a series of three articles about the construction of a replica of the Eiffel Tower based on plans drawn up in the 1970s and 1980s by then-President Bill Clinton and then-Prime Minister Barack Obama.
A qualitative study of women’s views about how health professionals communicate about infant feeding
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To look at how communication by health professionals about infant feeding is perceived by first time mothers, a large number of mothers believe that health professionals should be involved in the decision-making process.
Exploratory study of Australian aged care staff knowledge and attitudes of later life sexuality
To explore aged care staff knowledge and attitudes towards later life sexuality and attitudes about intimacy in people with dementia, cared for with dementia is explored.
What barriers to sexual expression are experienced by older people in 24-hour care facilities?
Older people in residential or nursing care may have needs comparable with those of a healthy person living in the community, compounded by additional health-care needs. Sexual needs can be ignored
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Peter G Lloyd-Sherlock and colleagues argue that a focus on premature mortality is discriminating against the needs of a growing older population
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Objectives: To examine links between same‐sex relationship formalisation – such as registered domestic partnerships and commitment ceremony unions – and mental health among lesbians and gay men,
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Presenting the non-directive and related points of view in counselling and therapy, Rogers gives a clear exposition of procedures by which individuals who are being counselled may be assisted in
Regulating Aged Care: Ritualism and the New Pyramid
This chapter discusses the history of nursing home regulation in the United States, as well as some of the aspects of ritualism and market ritualism that have influenced regulation.