The Mentally Impaired Aged: Reordering Priorities

By Jacqueline Singer Edelson

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), September 1976

The author discusses two projects -- Reality Orientation and Attitude Therapy -- which were initiated in order to enhance care for forgetful, confused and severely impaired elderly patients in the Special Care Section of the Jewish Home for the Aged in Toronto, Ontario. The author discusses methods of care for patients, methods for training staff, challenges faced by the programs, questions raised, and lessons learned. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, ed. by Sanford Sherman, v.53, no.1, September 1976, p.93-102.

Topic: Methodology, Social Services, Jewish Organizations, Health and Healing

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 53/No. 1

Page Number(s): 93-102

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Ontario

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Edelson, Jacqueline Singer. The Mentally Impaired Aged: Reordering Priorities. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). September 1976: 93-102.


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