ERIC Number: EJ538861
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Navajo Elderly People in a Reservation Nursing Home: Admission Predictors and Culture Care Practices.
Mercer, Susan O.
Social Work, v41 n2 p181-89 Mar 1996
Describes qualitative research conducted at a Navajo Nation nursing home in Arizona. Events and circumstances resulting in nursing home placement are discussed and illustrated with case vignettes. Provides overview of Navajo history and traditions. Discussion stresses importance of acknowledging and acting on significance of culture in all aspects of social work practice. (Author/FC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A