Exploring staff perceptions on the role of physical environment in dementia care setting.

@article{Lee2016ExploringSP,
  title={Exploring staff perceptions on the role of physical environment in dementia care setting.},
  author={Sook Young Lee and Habib S Chaudhury and Lillian Hung},
  journal={Dementia},
  year={2016},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={743-55}
}
This study explored staff perceptions of the role of physical environment in dementia care facilities in affecting resident's behaviors and staff care practice. We conducted focus groups with staff (n = 15) in two purposely selected care facilities in Vancouver, Canada. Focus group participants included nurses, care aides, recreation staff, administrative staff, and family. Data analysis revealed two themes: (a) a supportive physical environment contributes positively to both quality of staff… CONTINUE READING
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