Caregivers' perception of aggressive behavior in cognitively impaired nursing home residents.

@article{Beck1990CaregiversPO,
  title={Caregivers' perception of aggressive behavior in cognitively impaired nursing home residents.},
  author={Cornelia K Beck and Beverly Baldwin and Trevor Modlin and Steff Lewis},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  year={1990},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={169-72}
}
Aggressive behaviors of nursing home residents represent a significant problem for caregivers and families. A guided interview format was used to collect data from 21 nurses and 20 nursing assistants in order to gather information on the characteristics of aggressive behavior and how it is managed in cognitively impaired nursing home residents. Sixty-eight percent of the caregivers stated the residents were physically aggressive, while 95% cited verbal aggression. Aggression occurred most… CONTINUE READING

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