ERIC Number: EJ416569
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Mental Health Status of Older Persons with Mental Retardation in Residential Care Settings.
Jacobson, John W.; Harper, Mary S.
Australia and New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities, v15 n3-4 p301-09 1989
The national survey of multiple facility types ascertained patterns of adjustment and interpersonal functioning associated with being older, having mental retardation, and living in an out-of-home residential setting. Noted is a tendency to transfer older persons with mental retardation from institutions into nursing homes which are often not prepared for their care. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Aging.