Managing problem behaviors in cognitively impaired older people: the competence and preparedness of healthcare providers in long-term care facilities.

@article{Chang2010ManagingPB,
  title={Managing problem behaviors in cognitively impaired older people: the competence and preparedness of healthcare providers in long-term care facilities.},
  author={Chia-Hsiu Chang and Y K Lin and Shu-hui Yeh and Li-Wei Lin},
  journal={The journal of nursing research : JNR},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={164-73}
}
BACKGROUND The prevelance of cognitive impairment in older individuals is increasing in Taiwan. Most healthcare providers (HCPs) experience deep frustration while caring for residents of long-term care facilities who are cognitively impaired. Competence and preparedness of HCPs represent key factors in being able to successfully create and maintain a safe environment for elderly wards and are one of the main concerns of cognitive impairment care. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to… CONTINUE READING

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