Regular visitors are not good substitutes for assessment of elderly patient satisfaction with nursing home care and services.

@article{Gasquet2003RegularVA,
  title={Regular visitors are not good substitutes for assessment of elderly patient satisfaction with nursing home care and services.},
  author={Isabelle Gasquet and Sophie Deh{\'e} and Pierre Gaudebout and Bruno Falissard},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 11},
  pages={1036-41}
}
BACKGROUND Due to physical and psychological impairments, elderly patients residing in homes are often unable to participate in studies on satisfaction with care services. While their regular visitors provide interesting information, patient-visitor response concordance requires study. Our objective was to measure patient-visitor agreement on quality of care and accommodation. METHODS A survey was conducted on elderly people in 13 nursing homes and their visitors. The 125 patient-visitor… CONTINUE READING

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