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ERIC Number: EJ270921
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Humanizing Nursing Home Environments: The Relevance of Hospice Principles.
Munley, Anne; And Others
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v15 n4 p263-84 1982
Suggests that the hospice approach includes several elements that can be utilized to improve the quality of life in nursing homes: a total needs emphasis, increased patient autonomy, open discussion of death, a community ideology, a team orientation, a role blurring of caregivers, and focus on patients and families. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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