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Conference Paper: Factors associated with nursing home placement for older persons with dementia in Hong Kong

TitleFactors associated with nursing home placement for older persons with dementia in Hong Kong
Authors
Issue Date2015
Citation
The 19th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR 2015), New Orleands, LA., 14-18 January 2015. How to Cite?
AbstractBACKGROUND: “Aging in place” refers to “the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.' (CDC, 2013). For older persons with dementia, the concept of “home” is particularly important as it provides them with a source of familiarity and autonomy (Aminzadeh, Dalziel, Molnar & Garcia, 2010). Research indicates that the idea of home remains salient even in patients at advanced stage of dementia (Frank, 2005). To facilitate aging in place for older adults with dementia, a large variety of services are provided to support them and their caregivers. Whether these services actually delay nursing home placement, however, is unknown. The goal of this study is to answer this question through examining ...
DescriptionConference Theme: The Social and Behavioral Importance of Increased Longevity
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/218189

 

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dc.contributor.authorYan, E-
dc.contributor.authorSong, Y-
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-18T06:28:12Z-
dc.date.available2015-09-18T06:28:12Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationThe 19th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR 2015), New Orleands, LA., 14-18 January 2015.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/218189-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: The Social and Behavioral Importance of Increased Longevity-
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND: “Aging in place” refers to “the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.' (CDC, 2013). For older persons with dementia, the concept of “home” is particularly important as it provides them with a source of familiarity and autonomy (Aminzadeh, Dalziel, Molnar & Garcia, 2010). Research indicates that the idea of home remains salient even in patients at advanced stage of dementia (Frank, 2005). To facilitate aging in place for older adults with dementia, a large variety of services are provided to support them and their caregivers. Whether these services actually delay nursing home placement, however, is unknown. The goal of this study is to answer this question through examining ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofAnnual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, SSWR 2015-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleFactors associated with nursing home placement for older persons with dementia in Hong Kong-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailYan, E: elsieyan@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityYan, E=rp00600-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros254114-

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