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ERIC Number: EJ535245
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Importance of Quality Recreation Activities for Older Adults Residing in Nursing Homes: Considerations for Gerontologists.
Haberkost, Michael; And Others
Educational Gerontology, v22 n8 p735-45 Dec 1996
Based on a needs assessment survey (66 responses from 101 nursing home activity coordinators), a recreation manual and training program was developed and tested with 25 coordinators/recreation staff. The 14 who completed evaluations increased their understanding of such topics as depression; goals of nursing home recreation programs; motivation of participants; pet, plant, and music therapy; and working with groups. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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