Quality of life in nursing homes: results of a qualitative resident survey

  title={Quality of life in nursing homes: results of a qualitative resident survey},
  author={Liane Schenk and Roger N. Meyer and Anja Behr and Adelheid Kuhlmey and Martin Holzhausen},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
The growing importance of residential nursing care has been accompanied by an increasing demand for instruments measuring quality of life in nursing homes. Quality of life is a complex construct with both subjective and objective aspects that does not lend itself to being determined by a single measure. The aim of this study was therefore to identify dimensions of life that nursing home residents perceive as having a particular impact on their overall quality of life. Data were obtained from 9… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
8 Citations
39 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 39 references

Die Intimsphäre - Eine wichtige Dimension der Lebensqualität von Pflegeheimbewohnern [Privacy. A most important dimension for the quality of life of nursing home residents

  • A. Behr, R. Meyer, M. Holzhausen, A. Kuhlmey, L. Schenk
  • Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie
  • 2013
1 Excerpt

Essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates

  • Goffman, A. J. . Asylums
  • New York: Doubleday Anchor. Qual Life Res
  • 2013

Viewpoints of residents

  • M. M. Ball, F. J. Whittington, +4 authors et al. . Quality of life in assisted living facilities
  • Journal of Applied Gerontology,19(304), 304–325…
  • 2013
1 Excerpt

Qualitative analysis and documentary method in international educational research. Germany: Opladen

  • R. Bohnsack, N. Pfaff, W. Weller
  • 2010

Vom Einzelfall zum Typus. Fallvergleich und Fallkontrastierung in der qualitativen Sozialforschung [From case to type: Case comparison and case contrast in qualitative social research

  • U. Kelle, S. Kluge
  • Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

The documentary method in intercultural research scenarios. Forum: Qualitative Social Research-Sozialforschung, 10(1)

  • H. Evers
  • Accessed August
  • 2009

Interview und dokumentarische Methode

  • A.-M. Nohl
  • Anleitungen für die Forschungspraxis [ Interview…
  • 2008

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…