Mental Health Services in Kentucky Nursing Homes: A Survey of Administrators

@article{Meeks2000MentalHS,
  title={Mental Health Services in Kentucky Nursing Homes: A Survey of Administrators},
  author={Suzanne Meeks and Martin D. W. Joneş and Vladimir Tikhtman and Tammi R. la Tourette},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Geropsychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={6},
  pages={223-232}
}
National surveys have shown that mental health problems are prevalent in long-term care and suggest that these settings are largely underserved by mental health services. Nursing home administrators are gatekeepers for mental health services in nursing homes. Administrators of Kentucky nursing homes were surveyed regarding their perceptions of mental health problems, current and future services use, satisfaction with services, and need for consultation. The response rate was 24%. Administrators… CONTINUE READING