A framework to support social interaction in care homes

Cook, Glenda and Clarke, Charlotte (2010) A framework to support social interaction in care homes. Nursing Older People, 22 (3). pp. 16-21. ISSN 1472-0795

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/nop2010.04.22.3.16.c7631

Abstract

Engaging in meaningful social interaction is central to quality of life and this does not diminish following the move to a care home. However, social interaction in this setting can be difficult and is not always well supported by the environment or by staff. The aim of the action learning project discussed in this article was to explore the strategies that could be adopted by staff in their daily practice to support positive social interaction in care homes. The outcome was a framework to develop practice in care homes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: nursing homes, social interaction
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2010 10:15
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:40
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1918

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