ERIC Number: EJ390247
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
A Reconceptualization of the "Negative Staff Attitudes and Poor Care in Nursing Homes" Assumption.
Wright, Lore K.
Gerontologist, v28 n6 p813-20 Dec 1988
Contends that attitudes of nursing home personnel have been measured inappropriately with scales based on negative stereotypes and inaccurate knowledge about the aged in the general population. Reconceptualizes attitudes from attitudes towards older people to attitudes towards behavior essential to the care of nursing home patients. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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