Social interaction patterns of geriatric home and community residents

@inproceedings{Boczkowski1986SocialIP,
  title={Social interaction patterns of geriatric home and community residents},
  author={Judith A. Boczkowski and Henry E. Adams and Cheryl Golden},
  year={1986}
}
Thirty elderly nursing home residents and ten community residing older adults were observed in group settings. Their behavior was assessed for dependent personal maintenance, independent personal maintenance, and appropriate and inappropriate behaviors. Responses by staff and peers to these behaviors were classified as positive, negative, or ignore. The frequency of occurrence of these behaviors as well as the relationship of resident to peer or staff behaviors were analyzed. Results indicate… CONTINUE READING