Dementia care: effects of behavioral intervention training on staff perceptions of their work in veterans' nursing home.

@article{Palmer1996DementiaCE,
  title={Dementia care: effects of behavioral intervention training on staff perceptions of their work in veterans' nursing home.},
  author={Andrew Clennel Palmer and B M Withee},
  journal={Geriatric nursing},
  year={1996},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          137-40
        }
}
Summary The study measured a positive shift in staff perceptions of their work with residents with assaultive behaviors and with intershift communication patterns after an educational training program. Learning both physical and nonphysical interventions increased the staff's sense of safety, resulting in a reduced need to use physical interventions. The opportunity provided by the classroom for staff from all shifts to interact around behavior management issues proved valuable in identifying… CONTINUE READING
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