Correlates of the perceived need for institutionalisation among older adults without cognitive impairment.

@article{Dubois2008CorrelatesOT,
  title={Correlates of the perceived need for institutionalisation among older adults without cognitive impairment.},
  author={Marie-France Dubois and Nicole G Dubuc and Michel Ra{\^i}che and Chantal D Caron and R{\'e}jean H{\'e}bert},
  journal={Gerontology},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={244-51}
}
BACKGROUND While many studies investigate the factors that influence the institutionalisation of older persons, only a few consider one of its most important predictors, namely, the perceived need for institutionalisation. Also referred to as 'desire for institutionalisation', it has mainly been investigated for informal caregivers of older adults suffering… CONTINUE READING