Community service issues before nursing home placement of persons with dementia.

@article{Collins1994CommunitySI,
  title={Community service issues before nursing home placement of persons with dementia.},
  author={Cassandra E. Collins and S King and C Kokinakis},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  year={1994},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={40-52; discussion 52-6}
}
Family caregivers of persons with dementia (N = 98) [corrected] who placed their relative in a nursing home while participating in a longitudinal study were surveyed about their experiences with community services (adult day care, in-home services, and physician home visits). One third (34%) of the sample reported that at least one service issue (affordability, eligibility, access, or service quality) had a strong influence on the nursing home placement, whereas 40% reported that the… CONTINUE READING

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