The role of communication in nursing care for elderly people: a review of the literature.

@article{CarisVerhallen1997TheRO,
  title={The role of communication in nursing care for elderly people: a review of the literature.},
  author={Wilma M C M Caris-Verhallen and Ada Kerkstra and Jozien M. Bensing},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={915-33}
}
Communication in nursing care is an important topic assessing the specific needs of elderly patients and providing nursing care that is tailored to the individual patient's needs. In this review of the literature, we describe the role attributed to communication in theoretical nursing models and we report how research in communication in nursing elderly patients has taken place over the last ten years. It appears that since the eighties there has been an increase in observation studies into… CONTINUE READING

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