Promoting autonomy and independence for older people within nursing practice: a literature review.

@article{Davies1997PromotingAA,
  title={Promoting autonomy and independence for older people within nursing practice: a literature review.},
  author={Sue Davies and Simon J Laker and Leanne Ellis},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={408-17}
}
The principles of promoting autonomy and independence underpin many approaches to improving the quality of nursing care for older people in whatever setting, and are in line with wider developments in health care such as the Patient's Charter. However, these concepts require careful definition if nursing practices which might promote autonomy and… CONTINUE READING