ERIC Number: EJ369993
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Adapting Day Care to the Needs of Adults with Dementia.
Cherry, Debra L.; Rafkin, Marilyn J.
Gerontologist, v28 n1 p116-20 Feb 1988
Notes that day care programs created to serve physically frail elders are hesitant to accept growing number of clients with severe cognitive impairment. Suggests ways to modify existing programs to accommodate clients with dementia. Discusses adapting screening and intake procedures, the first few visits, behavior management, programming, and staffing. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A