Factors influencing the proportion of food consumed by nursing home residents with dementia.

@article{Amella1999FactorsIT,
  title={Factors influencing the proportion of food consumed by nursing home residents with dementia.},
  author={Elaine J. Amella},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={
          879-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND Assessment of and interventions for promoting eating in persons with late-stage dementia have primarily focused on facilitation of safe feeding and methods to promote ingestion of nutrients via several routes. Using Social Exchange Theory, this study examined how the quality of the interaction between care giver and care receiver influenced the proportion of food consumed by persons with late-stage dementia. METHODS Fifty-three dyads composed of nursing home residents with late… CONTINUE READING

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