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Essays in Developmental Psychology
Randall Summers, Charles Golden, Lisa Lashley, & Erica Ailes
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Nursing homes are a type of residential care that typically provide continual nursing care for elderly people. Residential care refers to long-term care given to either adults or children who stay in a residential setting rather than their own home. Individuals who benefit most from nursing homes are those who do not need to be in a hospital but cannot live independently or be cared for at home. While nursing homes are most typically associated with the elderly, younger adults with different physical or mental disabilities may also benefit from them. The services at nursing homes often vary depending on the type of nursing home but services often include: room and board, medication monitoring, assistance with personal care, around the clock emergency care, and social and recreational activities.
assisted living facilities, elderly people, intermediate care facility, long-term care, nursing homes, residential care homes, skilled nursing facility
Lashley, L. K.,
Golden, C. J.
(2020). Nursing Homes. Essays in Developmental Psychology.
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